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told him we were heading to the temple and he was very pleased. So pleased in
fact that he helped us get into acceptable clothing! He gave me and Graham
sheets to wear to cover our knees and I got a shawl for my shoulders too. He
wasn’t interested in being paid for his help, he was just genuinely happy to
show off his temple!
We spent about 2 hours inside the temple (which was all we could
stand in the heat under those robes). It ...
... other places to stay, hoping to find somewhere with better facilities, though the only ones that we could find initially were either far too expensive for our budget or already full. Eventually we struck gold when we found the Great Value Marina Inn which had fantastic rooms with free wifi, breakfast and satellite TV. It was double the price of the places aka dumps we had been staying in but just within our budget so we made a ...
... at all, we couldn’t even have the batteries to our cameras, and so we had to check a bag for all of our cameras and toiletries. Also, going through security was pretty intense, they scan your stuff and you like normal, but women and men have their own separate lines and the women have to go into a blocked off room and we’re then completely patted down by a female officer for a good two minutes per person. When I finally made it onto the plane I passed out within ...
That's one for you and two for me by tonight
I'll be loaded like a freight train
Flyin' like an aeroplane
Feelin' like a space brain
One more time tonight
Contrary to Axel Rose's intentions the lyrics to Night Train always recall halcyon days of ponies, gymkhanas and hay bales. Yeah, we were pretty cool at the age of 10, on our riding holiday with a copy of Appetite for Destruction and an oversized Jack Daniels T ...
Our Tour Director, Ssrida, gave us brief descriptions of all the cities we visited during our 22-days in South India. They pretty much cover what we have seen and taken pictures of, but more importantly, provides some information about these destinations that is otherwise absent from my travelogue.
Until then, vanakkam (means greetings in Tamil).