The Park Chennai
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... So we got up, had a tea and made our way over to the centre with a funny auto driver. We arrived an hour early so we went for a little walk around the block and discovered a very nice suburb of Chennai indeed. It was called Anna nagar west and there lived judges, high officials and probably a lot of other rich people. It was leafy, quiet and clean. A nice change to where we were staying. After a half an hour walk around the block we returned to SCARF And waited ...
... douvers from 6pm to 8pm in the lounge.
We get our own sari-clad hostess who takes us to our room, and various porters wanting to take our bags, but we’re still shat from the fiasco of trying to get into the hotel, and Murray insists on pulling his bag and wearing his backpack, and Dianne has relinquished her bag, but still has her backpack.
Later, after doing some reading of their webpage, it is obvious that there is ...
... asleep in pranayama during our supine breathing practices (and was I the only one who couldn’t extend my breath for 8 counts?!). My head felt like it was about to explode in philosophy class. I found myself irritable at times for no reason in particular. And I was also a little lonely sometimes, since I didn’t know anyone yet and I missed being around familiar faces. I’m normally fine being on my own and I often spend a lot of time by myself. But ...
... of clean clothes we decided to sort an alternative solution. There is one self service laundry in Chennai and we asked the reception desk to call them for us. As soon as they realised we were able and willing to go elsewhere the laundry fairies came and promised us our laundry back within 9 hours for a nominal surcharge. To save us the hassle we gratefully accepted.
We took a wander for lunch and found our first supermarket type shop. It really does feel like Chennai ...
... with drums and elaborate costumes, perhaps starting from one of the countless mini-temples that pop up wherever you you might find yourself - there's always a surprise round every corner.
Time now for a quick snooze, but a new destination a little up the road beckons and thus I find myself on the night train to Bangalore, home of your friendly customer service representatives - and epicentre of the burgeoning IT revolution.