Rathna Residency Hotel
Travel Blogs from Madurai
We went from Amritapuri- Kochi by train to Madurai - about 9 hours. Madurai is a large sacral centre famous for awe-inspiring Sri Meenakshi Temple complex dedicated to Siva as Sundareswara (handsome god), and his wife Meenakshi (goddess with fish eyes). The temple is a beautiful example of Dravidian architecture with gopurams (towels) covered from …
We arrived late in the afternoon to the city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
We had time for a wonderful meal of spicy lamb, tandoori chicken, and veg Pulao.
They have a ceremony here each evening at the Shree Meenakshi temple. It is an interesting story and has been going on here since the time of the Egyptians. Here is the …
We took our car and driver to Madurai. It was a spectacular drive. We stopped by a spice garden to view various spices. I took a few photos and learned a lot about spices.
The drive down the eastern side of the Western Ghats was beautiful! We drove from 5000 feet to the town of Madurai, which is in the state of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is …
... this temple rates a 3.1459. It is certainly an intense work of art, but lacks the grandeur of other temples we have seen. Worth a look if you're in the area. Avoid paying the shoe lady.
For dinner we went to the rooftop of a nearby hotel. The breeze was welcome and as night fell the temple was lit up. The gopurams towered above the nearby city-scape, catching the eye in spectacular fashion. I prefer it from a distance. Between courses an Australian ...
... for the website and after that didn’t seem to take much interest. On one occasion Tracie left a classroom of unruly boys and asked to leave. The school wouldn’t let her, and tried to move her straight to another classroom – before eventually agreeing to take a lunch break at least. On finishing lunch she was asked to go to the headmaster’s office where the whole class of boys were there being told off in front of her for ...
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