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... to dull it down a little!). Big screen TV with lots of channels - handy during our stay for watching the cricket world cup and BBC World. (Check out the photo of the lovely view out the window!) Time for a few hours sleep!
Chennai day 1 Took a late afternoon walk along from the hotel (in a fairly non-descript area) to the Egmore Railway Station area (the station is beautiful architecture with an excellent local veggie restaurant nearby). This was ...
... elephants to entirely life sized elephants. Michel suggested we buy a large one, take it home and make a point of not talking about it when people visit. We got to the Shore Temple – a temple on the shore. It was quite expensive to get in, but apparently it is the second most photographed temple in southern India (citation needed). God knows why. The Shore Temple can be walked around in a handful of minutes and only has a couple of interesting details. One of ...
... in trash. Garbage, clothing, shoes and at one point I came across shin guards. The water is warm and if you wade in a little ways you can see small fish swimming around. We also came across young boys thowing their fishing nets along the shore. On one of the walks down the beach Matt and I came across a sea turtle. I'm sad to say that he or she wasn't alive but it was really interesting to see one up close!
Yesterday, I had another first. Matt and ...
... anywhere.. I cycled to the 5 Rathas to see the handiwork of stone cutters in the 7th century, quite amazing. These have survived the centuries, probably a fair few tsunamis (including the huge recent one in 04) and still look fantastic.
While here I visited a crocodile sanctuary (very alien creatures that don't move very much until they move very quickly), did some yoga and hired a scooter and went to the eagle temple with a German couple. All good ...
... something to him she has to write it down. Jolly and his wife are not allowed to go to bed before his parents do, no wonder he only has one child. Once she was in the car with father in law and she needed the toilet. She secretly phoned Jolly with her mobile to tell him she needed the toilet. Jolly had to phone his mother, mother had to phone father to tell him to stop at a toilet. Jolly had to go home by train and when we asked him if he had a ticket he told us that the sleeper ...