The Park Chennai
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... trajectory and have time to adjust and go around you. During my week here i've had a 4X4 reverse into me and a bus sidle into me. Horns are also constant, even more so than in S.E Asia. There seemed to be no rhyme or reason to it - at first. Then over time i realised a lot of vehicles don't have indicator or brake lights. So it's common to honk the horn when you're turning and/or stopping. When this is combined with the the horns general use (and when i say general use, ...
... Chennai certainly shocked me, it was overwhelmingly big, literally feeling like a dust particle in such a huge city, really made me miss my home comforts, I had to remind myself to be positive and see past its vastness.
Beneath its massive exterior and hustle and bustle are the amazingly friendly people of chennai with huge grins on their faces proud of their little fruit stalls ...
Until recently I had never heard of Chennai - this is because until 2006, this busy city was called Madras, a name I associate with delicious food. As we were not flying out until almost midnight, we had the whole day to explore. After a leisurely breakfast at the Madras club (founded in 1839 and second oldest club in India), where I'm sure the waiter sneered at my casual shoes and had an internal debate as ...
... and my mum and we were celebrating her 70th birthday (a tiny little white lie... yes it was a very special trip, but she's not 70 til next year... worth a try though...). Unfortunately they wouldn't upgrade us unless it was a full flight and it wasn't. We managed to get a row on our own though which meant we could spread out. Time to get excited now! We are on our way and the next time I write we will be in ...
... many hotels & guest houses, a beach (they may need to clean that up a bit) but the place lacks people. There's just no-one about. It's sad really because the locals are nice & its evident that they put alot in for the tourist. I did notice that my Lonely Planet guide is missing information for this place so maybe that could be a reason. A lot of the shops have men sat outside chipping away at stone making ornaments. It's so clever & if I had more time they do classes to ...