Empires Hotel Bhubaneswar
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... and arranged for a tuk tuk to take us on the 1 hour journey to Puri. It turns out the guy who was driving us had some bad wrists or something because he would accelerate and let go, accelerate and let go…this turned our journey into a 2 hour+ ride and was happy once we had arrived in Puri.
En route we stopped at a booze shop as we were unsure of how much would be about Puri with it being such a holy place. ...
Anybody who has worked in a company that manufactures anything in India knows Ichchapuram ! Its the border town between Andhra and Orissa where trucks are routinely stalled for days thanks to the close attention of Ramamritham. It is a perfect example of everything that is wrong about India's internal trade. States create artificial boundaries and its often easier to export something to another country than to send it from one state to another. The worst example for ...
... figures of gods carved on the walls and large green lawns around.Unfortunately, the large, spectacular Lingaraj temple, is closed to non Hindu, fortunately you can 'admire it from a high terrace and take pictures.Bubaneshwar is the capital of Orissa, a pretty clean city by Indian standards and broad avenues to 4 lanes that allow a flow of traffic.Then I visited the museum of the state and that of the ...
... bamboo means it has died here, in the last few years. JP tells us how they found two elephants in the cashew crop some time back, they had consumed the nuts in their hard shell and had died. When they were discovered, JP called the wildlife authority and a postmortem was carried out to ensure their demise was recorded accurately. They had both died from a form of bloat. Ours was a short visit, but we were very active. First stop, a tribal village at Sadei Berni 15 kms ...
... in India when I leave. So back to the story. We went into the home and met these beautiful one month old twin boys. I will let the pictures speak for themselves except to say the younger woman is Kabita who is Manoj's sister and the older woman is not the grandmother, but a woman from the village who was helping out. Apparently it is a custom that when mothers give birth the "grandmothers" in the village come and help out. What a treat for all ...