The Residency Towers
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... sip and it was heavenly. We both stared at one another when we each first took a sip of this drink. Absolutely delicious.
Their Filter Coffee was again very good, in fact it was better than the one we had this afternoon for lunch.
The Vadai here too was extremely good. It was super soft and simply delicious. Somehow, the Vadai made in India is just way better ...
... lower than in Chennai. Immediately I felt my good mood returning. It's all going to be ok.. After a settle in, lunch of vege noodles and a little bit of internet use, we made our way over to the temples and the lighthouse. This world heritage listed site was the major seaport of the ancient Pallava Kingdom. There are caves And carvings, statues and monuments built in the 7th century and dedicated to each Hindu god. It's a pretty impressive place. We climbed up to the top of ...
... at with extremely detailed and painted carvings all the way up the temple. From there we went to St Thomas's Basilica, which is where Thomas one of the twelve disciples was buried, imagine a disciple of Christ buried in India, a very non Christian country especially at that time. Then we went to the local museum, which was a waste of money, especially as they made me pay as a foreigner rather than as an Indian (the hide of them!!!) I made an official complaint against the ...
... the compound and peer over the low walled enclosures of the various species of crocodiles and a few alligators. One pen had hundreds of them all climbing on top of each seeking space and sun outside the pond. Our timing seemed impeccable as when we approached a couple of the pens we caught some crocs mating. You can only imagine the commentary we had going on while the act was taking place.
Unfortunately just as we were in ...
... can see why he lives here. It is amazing! It is definitely one of my favorite places to date and everyone was just so happy here and in such a good mood. I think we were all sad to leave after a couple of days. We stayed at a really nice hotel with a lovely pool that was right in the middle of the town (only 18000 people). Right across the street were a number of tailors ready and willing to make any type clothing that you could ask ...