The Residency

No.49, G.N.Chetty Road, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, 600017, India | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Chennai (Madras)

Day 4

A travel blog entry by lollylu17 on Aug 30, 2013

5 photos

... of traffic and nobody moving. We thought it was just the roadworks, but as we got through it we realised it was a broken down bus. With all this and the other traffic we hit, we got delayed by about 1 and a half hours. We didn't get to Joan's house until 1pm! So all in all the journey took us 8 hours!! Joan, Kevin, Tanya and Lorna were there and we all had lunch. Kevin had cooked massala chops (mum loves these and remembered them from last time she went to visit ...

Cultivating Positive Outlook

A travel blog entry by bridgetannem on Feb 15, 2013

1 comment, 9 photos

"All power is within you; you can do anything and everything. Believe in that." Swami Vivekanada

It feels really good to be in south India. Getting off the plane and being blasted with moist humid hot air brought a sense of a calmness because that meant the ocean was nearby and I was now in the tropics. One part of tropical environments that is not picture ...

Southern India Wrapped Up

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren on Nov 22, 2012

18 photos

... and Trichy. We even got to see a bride and groom in wedding action, and locals being blessed by an elephant. It was all intriguing, cool, relaxing, but of course, this was Southern India wrapped up.

During our journey through the great country of India, we were always looking forward to Southern Indian cuisine. But to be honest, at first, we were a tad disappointed with the food. That was until we got into the deep south and indulged in parothas (Southern Indian ...

Just arrived

A travel blog entry by kdonovan2011 on Jan 07, 2012


... is that it's very different then Chennai, not as colorful and much much colder, people are bundled up here and my San Diego friends can relate it's 59 degrees and no sun. I have to admit coming from Chennai were the humidity was increasing each day as well as the temp 85, I am Cold! And did not bring warm clothed or anything besides open toe shoes, I may have to go shopping, as if I need an ...

Oh My India!

A travel blog entry by alindenm on May 15, 2011

7 comments, 4 photos

... like a sea of people not to mention it was about 80 degrees and super humid. Getting to the hotel was crazy. The really don't drive in lanes here, they drive wherever and stop signs and lights are pretty much optional.

The restaurants here in the hotel are good but super expensive. Even for American standards. Beer (they have Coronoa) was $7.77 and my dinner alone was close to $50. Going to the bank was a big adventure ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Ayanavaram area of Chennai (Madras), is near Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Sea Shore Temple, Gandhi Museum - Madurai, and Mylapore.
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