SRM Hotel Tiruchirapalli
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Tiruchirappalli
... wondered if Anneka Rice would appear and guide us in to the chosen place). It duly arrived by the courier and off we went again. Ang said she would hate to be me, which I took as a positive statement as I couldn't see where she was coming from! If only BA had such a service...
On the road again we saw plenty to while away what was going to be a 6 hr journey. Rice paddies on all sides in all states ...
... this temple here. So we were here just to make absolutely sure we had seen the right one as neither of us wanted to come back here again.
For those of you who followed us last time may remember that the lonely planet had the wrong location for this temple and we ended up at Mysore some 1,000km away at a temple with the same name so we really did need to make sure we had it right this time.
As we drove to the Temples, we ...
... as tenacious. Instead we did a loop around the block and Google Maps nearly got us shanked.
A wide open avenue on our navigation turned out to be a dark alley. The further in we went the narrower it got. Cows and goats were staked out in makeshift stables. Locals eyed us from the doorways of their homes. A few children ran up to us and asked us our names, but quickly fell silent and ran back inside. We knew the main road was ahead so we kept ...
... temple "car" for carrying temple deities around the streets, locked up in its corrugated iron and clear plastic garage, then stopped at the wholesale banana market. It was raining fairly hard by now. We walked through the narrow alley with palm thatch over it to look at the varieties of bananas, sampled three, including a surprisingly tasty red variety. Of interest at the market was the line of small cellars behind every dealer where green bunches of bananas ...
... like it was a bag. At 3am we arrived at the hotel. Yippee, we get a couple of hours of sleep before seeing the Taj Mahal. Right, it's 6.00am and it's freezing and I am semi- conscious whilst standing in the lobby waiting for our driver and guide. It's grim but the Taj Mahal is only 15 minutes away. OMG!! It is amazing. I have seen many pictures of the Taj Mahal but seeing it for real is just out of this world. It was worth getting up at sunrise as ...