Madras, India

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Test drive across Sri Lanka, Chennai, India travel blog

Test drive across Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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... to change at the next opportunity. Adust the compass for the ride back to Colombo, and then the flight to Chennai, formerly Madras, capital of Tamil Nadu. There is a cricket Test match waiting for me, South Africa versus India. The little master, Sachin ...

Arrival in Chennai, Chennai (Madras), India travel blog

Arrival in Chennai

A travel blog entry by mxharris

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Very early (~2 am) Chennai Airport After our four hour connector, we are safely in Chennai (Madras) a metropolis about 3 hours north of Pondi.  While getting off the plane we struck up a conversation with the American couple sitting behind us who ...

Innovative India, Chennai Airport, India travel blog

Innovative India

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... perhaps under your breath at airport security for confiscating your little plastic bottle of water before you board an airplane? India has a unique way of dealing with the thirsty. The security official simply removes the bottle cap, hands you back ...

Up the East Coast, part I: Kerala to Rameshwaram, Trivandrum, Madras, and Rameshwaram, India travel blog

Up the East Coast, part I: Kerala to Rameshwaram

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... it to go by in a blur, sometimes focusing on a field or tree or cloud. We rounded the southernmost corner of India, passing a landscape of denuded hills and palm plantations in the orange light of a partly cloudy sunset. These were the same rocky hills ...