The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai
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... good person, don't really know what they did' category! So basically, for anyone like me who doesn't know, Gandhi was an advocate of peaceful protesting, believed all people should be equal (no class system) and campaigned to free India from British rule. According to the information in the museum, the Brits weren't particularly nice to the Indian people back in the day....Gill and I spent most time in their feeling like we ...
... 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 ...
... came rushing out carrying flaming torches and bowls of fragrant, smoking cinders. Suddenly everyone was running to follow them, and more holy men emerged with a silver carriage on their shoulders, Shiva invisible behind the red velvet curtains. The music was so loud, and the rushing people and the smoke and the light of the fire made everything seem so tumultuous and frantic. And then the holy men and the carriage disappeared back inside the chamber. We walked out of the temple in a ...
... Being in Madurai, working at Aravind and staying at the Aravind guest house can be quite suffocating at times. People come and go all the time at the guest house and we met loads of great and interesting people. But you eat three meals a day there and everyone has something to do with Aravind. In fact many of them are related to Dr. V himself – it’s a truly family business and there is even a family tree in the guest house (also referred to ...
... Fortnum and Mason's concentrated beef tea to Florence Nightengale's hospitals during the Crimean War.
Boston Tea Party inspires American Independence:
It is not on record who supplied the tea...
Fortnum's quips: "We have never charged extortionate prices and none of our teas do at all well with salt water. Since Independence, though, our American cousins have been among our most loyal ...