The Royal Star
Travel Blogs from Chennai (Madras)
... the girls lives
there slightly more bearable. It’s so minimal but it’s a start. On top of that
we’re in the process of writing a very detailed email to the mother of Jwala
explaining what we witnessed in our time there in hope of forcing a change.
Missing everyone loads...It's starting to feel like we've been
away for a while now! The experiencs we've had in this last week havent helped
either! Lots and lots of love to everyone.
CJ and Graham
... something different and went to “Brett’s Mental Minefield-Useless Information”, which was basically a trivia game. We joined in with a group for this rather crazy game. All participants received a small battery powered fan!
Upon returning to our room, we found another form that needed to be filled out for our visit to India, an Indian Customs form that we had to declare what we were bringing ashore.
... next room. At one point they were at war with each other and now they lived in harmony.
After the lecture we were shown round the village, which included areas, which had been devastated by American bombs. One house was left standing in this area during the war and when we visited, the first thing we noticed was the hundreds of bullet holes in the door and along the walls of the house. I was quite unprepared for this and it came as quite a shock especially as most of ...
... on the 4th floor- room 2505) we can see the organized chaos of the traffic below and it makes the yellow cabs of New York look like a funeral procession. Their horns blare incessantly and although I was sure I would tune it out thanks to the years of yellow cabs, it seems that the change in tone makes it annoying all over again.
It seems like we are many miles from anywhere even resembling a downtown area so I’m curious to get out and see it. I slept ...
... House ...