- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... through rice, mango, cashew and salt fields. Along the way, Rajesh our driver supplied us with lots of information relevant to our trip. His English is very good and is from Benguluru (Bangalore): a city we visited in 2014, so we have a great deal to chat about. Subsequent to crossing another sate border, We reached our hotel, another impressive accommodation venue. From here we took Rajesh off to a local KFC restaurant as he had indicated that this sort of treat was ...
We take a day trip out to Tranjopan, a magnificent Chola temple built 1000 years ago. The whole temple including the multitude of carvings attached to the sikhara are unpainted and retain the sandstone hue. I note that the temple rats have evolved to be the same colour as the stone, unlike their control group cousins in the town who remain grey. Since reading 1984 as a youth I have developed a phobia of rats and we have taken to referring to them as ...
... s such a Pleasant and wonderful place.
As all of us were hungry, we started exploring places for breakfast and finally settled for "Hotel Du Par" near the beach road. It was pretty decent food with a mix of Indian and continental. From there we went on to check into our Hotel "Pleasant Inn" near to beach road which I felt to be pretty tidy and worth money.
Prior to this we went to Auroville, where our runners were to collect ...
... that the clouds parted for us to see this exquisite beam of light shooting down through the centre of this impressive space. Thanks sun, you made our day very special indeed!
Trying not to trip over our own feet as we looked all around we moved up again, walking silently on the walking platforms which ran around the interior of the dome, looking around at how the view changed, taking it all in, the circular marble map penetrated by this forceful beam of light, the ...
... br> Realising, I replied "Oh! I would love to take your photographs!" "Click!"
They smiled and asked, "And what is your good name?"
I told them and asked what their own good names are.
They then asked me about my "place of residence" and ask me what "the purpose of my visit was."
Gold. I'm about to email them the photo; I can't wait for their response.