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... be a very large land mass but one and a quarter billions folk has sure filled it up.
We have enjoyed a constant sense of awe at the things we have seen but time and time again things beyond our imaginings astound us. And so again when we arrive in the sleepy backwater area of Chattinad. Our hotel is a 1930s house built by a rich merchant for his daughter. This fact alone is near unique within this heavily patriarchal society. With only the gentlest ...
... them from a long way away. Most buildings in most of India don't rise above 2/3 storeys. So these temples towered above just about everything else around including trees.
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple was first built in the 9th Century. Since then, many rulers have built around it, each one building a new perimeter wall now making a total of 7 prakaras or enclosures, in rings outwards like an onion. Each enclosure has its own huge gateway ...
... to Trichy to see, Sri Ranganathaswamy. It's the world's largest temple that is currently in use. It was so big that Lauren didn't really believe we were inside it for a while. Let me explain. The entrance to the temple is a mind boggling huge gopuram. The doorway was wide enough for two carts to roll through. If a giraffe gave another giraffe a piggy back the second giraffe wouldn't have to duck to get through. And the decorations extend for many stories above that. ...
... of available floor space, and those that didn’t find any floor space were standing. Dianne ended up sharing her one, narrow seat with one of servicewomen, which was none too comfortable. Murray remained solo for a while, then shared with a young man, who eventually gave it up to a small boy, who wasn't too thrilled with sharing with a Faringhi.
There were women and kids sitting on the floor around us, and Murray was sitting uncomfortably with one ...
... up, but we find they stop just above the podium level, and a high parapet wall prevents photos from this level, but we get good photos of the gallery, the entrance and the Bell Tower from the podium level. The structure has a small forest of massive columns with arches between them, a very large blue whale skeleton washed up on the east coast, and little else. Back down on the ground floor, we look at a collection of bronze sculptures of traditional Hindu deities, most ...