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Temples of madurai the last stop in India

A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka

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... food poisoning from the houseboat) I sucked it up and pretended I was fine 'cos what possibly can go wrong :D

When we got to the station we had plenty of time to kill but Lenka started to panic about how we would find our coach. I know it seems ridiculous but it's not that simple: trains usually have around 17-20 coaches and the second or first class coaches are either at the end or at the beginning and it is quite a challenge ...

Madurai - a journey to the 'Real India'

A travel blog entry by lou_shaff

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... with inevitable western influence, shops selling mobile phones, western jewellery and Ray Ban sunglasses and Levi Jeans.



The reason most people visit Madurai is the breath taking Meenakshi Amman temple. It is huge and covers pretty much a whole neighbourhood. There is a lot of security at the gate, almost like an airport (plus they don't allow cameras in, so no photos). Once they let us in, having put a bearded Shaff through the ...

India 2: The Physics of Keralan Martial Arts.

A travel blog entry by magsandsi

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... me to grab him round the neck with one hand. I did. Now I've studied physics. I understand momentum, impulse and force. I know a little about Newtonian mechanics but what he did in response to my foolish attempt at violence didn't appear to conform to them. He barely moved and I moved a lot, onto my knees, gasping for air. Everyone applauded. Martial arts demonstrations are fun.... to watch. They are fun to watch.

By the time we were due to leave (as both Mags and ...

On the road

A travel blog entry by ldhensel

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... request so it achieves the same end. Mahishi asked that she only be killed by a son of Vishnu and Shiva. She figured that was the next best thing to immortality since the two gods were male and not likely to have a son together. So Mahishi went merrily on her way wreaking havoc left and right.

But old Shiva had more than one trick up his sleeve. He transformed himself into Mohini, a fabulously beautiful and seductive woman. He/she sidled up to Vishnu, ...

Madurai, Ooty, Mysore and Goa.

A travel blog entry by amijayne

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After one of the best experiences of our lives in Kerala, it was a bit of a come down when we arrived in Madurai. Madurai lies in the state of Tamil Nadu- land of the Tamils and the heart of Southern India. It is one of the remaining states in India where English is not a common language, therefore this made getting around very difficult. The people of Tamil Nadu often fight for their independence from India and are keen to be a separate entity, much like Sri Lanka. I personally ...

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