Travel Blogs from Chennai (Madras)
Woke early. Very well rested. Found my way to the beautiful poolside garden. Skyped mom and dad and while chatting, Bala rrived. He manages the pool, spa and fitness club. He was very kind and made me a wonderful cup of tea, and even said hello to mom and dad via the video chat! He's taken care of me for the rest of the day, organizing my massage, …
The plane from Dubai was a bit of an introduction to Indian noise and chaos. One of only a handful of westerners on the plane, the majority were Indian (Tamils perhaps) men who seemed to be traveling in a gang from Bahrain. Some type of workers heading home, perhaps. Lots of loud talking I didn't understand, but I got a row of 4 seats on a 777-300 …
... I think we hit rush hour because we had to let the first train go - literally you could not have fitted a sardine on that train, let alone another person. It was sheer madness as people struggled to get off the train, while others were struggling to get on, and to make matters worse, it hardly slowed at the station before taking off again. I could barely watch as several young men with a death wish took a flying leap ...
... of the wall around the temple is made of huge stones, each with a
carving of the lower portion of a lion/yali. A row of Nandis have been
arranged on top of the half lion stones.
The Shore Temple at
Mamallapuram was built in 8AD by Narasimhavarman II. Over the centuries,
an interesting legend has been carried ...
... is her second visit this year) and she said it's not as bad since they are all still young and will still be there when she comes bak next time ( which I expect will be next year foe her). She explains it is harder to say goodbye at SEAM to some of the older boys who will leave next year once they turn 18 years old, she is deeply saddened by the thought of losing touch with them. At 4:30pm it's time to go to SEAM again to say goodbyes for most. The power is out again from the ...
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