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Travel Blogs from Madurai
... blowing statistics the temple has approximately 33 million (yes million!) carvings, sculptures and paintings. One large hall alone has 1000 granite pillars in all there are about 4,500 - now I know where the other half of the mountain went. As well as the throng of individuals and families of devotees visiting the temple groups of pilgrims are also about. ps. Another roof top restaurant for dinner - overlooking the lights of the temple and the ...
... at 5 in the morning. Went and chilled out in a bank machine (ATM) 'room' for a couple of hours before looking for a hotel. I don't know why the people on the streets don't utlise these more. Spent my day at the Meenakshi Hindu temple. Amazing spectacle. Photos attached. You have to take your footware off to go in the temple which can be entered/exited by a number of places. I exited at a place I ...
... for longer than a month, eventually one of Shiva's earrings fell off but he was unable to pick it up because it would have stopped the dance, so he picked it up with his foot and brought his foot to his head, Parvati saw this but she could not follow suit as she was wearing a sari and it would have been indecent, so she admitted defeat! Another one was a statue where women who are 8 months pregnant come, it has various silk cloths, as sari's and they rub butter on ...
... as I like. He asked would I like to meet him at the roof bar at 18.00 for Christmas cake making and a drink. So at 18.00 I arrive beside the roof top bar and pool. The chef explains that some of the valued customers will come up mix and soak the dried fruit in booze and enjoy a cocktail. He then told the bar staff I was his guest and do not charge him for a thing (bet they regretted that call)After the fruit ...
... noise of the fan suddenly cranking up. Then you're
startled again at dawn with the voice from the Hindu temple who
sounds like he's shouting at us from our bathroom!
The south is so much different from the
north, it's almost like being in a different country. It's very
clean for a start. The people have much darker skin and don't seem
to speak as much english – which makes every little thing we do so
How has this hotel rated in the past?