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... 8211; what a sight to show off to us, the lucky chosen ones. All the hoop jumping, patience and form filling sure did pay off, hoorah, take us to your leader!
The inner chamber was again exquisite white, floor, ceiling, walls, everything. The circular room occupied the top maybe 5% of the dome’s structure and was around 30m high. Pure white pillars, 12 in total to mirror the lotus flower petals ran around the room in a circle, set forwards from the walls, looking like ...
Today our first stop was at a bird sanctuary. In view of the distance, and the terrible roads we considered calling it off. However, the roads were pretty good, for a change, and the drive through the country side very pleasant. Once there we each paid £1 entry plus 25p to use a camera and then were free to stroll along a walkway beside a long lake called a tank. The sanctuary was founded over 100 years ago when farmers realised that the water from the tanks, full of guano ...
... that dominate the town. France was one of the last major European colonial powers of the 17th century to enter India and established numerous settlements and trading centers, particularly in the southeast coast of the country.
Today, the city has numerous beautiful colonial buildings, churches, and parks in an area called "Heritage Town". Narrow French styled and tree lined streets and ...
... a few things. On returning to the guest house was when the adventures began. We came back to use the bathroom and freshen up a little before a visit to the famous Manakula temple in the evening. I agreed to meet Kaete in ten minutes at the stairs which were outside my door. I had a quick mini shower when I heard someone outside my room. I thought it must have been an early Kaete so I put my boxers and a singlet on to answer the door and there stood 4 guys in their mid twenties or so. ...
... is not happening anymore, but worshippers still come to this temple.
The VOC people that lived in Sadraspatnam used this mountain to escape the heat at the fort there. The result is that there are Dutch inscriptions in the granite walls, halfway and near the kitchen on the top. Bauke van der Pol reports that they date from 1662 tot 1818. A sort of graffiti avant la lettre.
The name of the Shiva temple is ...