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  • Mad Madurai===The Kerala-Tamil Nadu border was just a few kilometres away and, after writing our names and addresses in duplicate on a piece of paper and paying a Rs250 interstate tax, we were allowed through the barrier. We drove, past the huge Posted by Keep Smiling in Our South India Adventure | Dec 22, 2018
  • India - again?===I've been trying to work out exactly when I first travelled to India and how many times I've been back - and why?!=== My research took me back to my old passports (the Passport Office used to be quite happy Posted by Keep Smiling in Our South India Adventure | Dec 22, 2018
  • Mahabalipuram - Sun & SandMahabalipuram was once only a short 3-4 hr stopover for tourists touring temples and historical monuments across Tamil Nadu. However, things have changed quite a lot. Today, tourists are increasingly spending at least a couple of days at Mahabalipuram, du Posted by arunbaliga in Our Bucket List | Aug 24, 2013
  • Mahabalipuram - Group of MonumentsThe Group of Monuments Mahabalipuram is a World Heritage Site comprising of rock and rock cut cave temples/monuments scattered around Mahabalipuram, most of them built during the time of Pallava dynasty ruler Narasimhavarman-I (7th Century AD). Being a sm Posted by arunbaliga in Our Bucket List | Aug 24, 2013
  • Mahabalipuram trip planFor the Independence day weekend, we zeroed in on Mahabalipuram for a short 2 day break from Bangalore. Mahabalipuram (or Mamallapuram as is known locally) is a coastal town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, around 60 km Posted by arunbaliga in Our Bucket List | Aug 24, 2013
  • India: Pondicherry and The Great Escape==Pondi== Pondicherry is a French flavoured town (a French colony until recently), with some nice grandiose architecture, happy vibe and great food. Being part of Tamil Nadu, the folks are staunchly pround of their ancient dravidian language, Tamil, and Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | May 2, 2012
  • Chapter twenty nine - ChennaiDay 121: Chennai, Tamil Nadu 29/01/12 Out for breakfast at the same nice café we ate in yesterday. We try to find a hotel in Chennai and also sort out the best way to get to the airport in the morning. Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Feb 7, 2012
  • Chapter twenty eight - PondicherryDay 119: Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu 27/01/12 Another early morning as we get up to catch the 8 am train to Pondicherry. We are in the process of catching a rickshaw to the station when Raj turns up on his bike to Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Feb 7, 2012
  • Chapter twenty seven - TrichyDay 107: Trichy, Tamil Nadu 14/01/12 Up earlyish to catch the bus, first to Metapallayam, then to Erode, then on to Trichy. Encounter some of the most horrendous travel conditions known to man. At one town (I forget which) there are Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Feb 7, 2012
  • Chapter twenty six - CoonoorDay 106: Coonoor, Tamil Nadu 13/01/12 Well, Friday the 13th saw us really struggle. Was horrible to realise this morning that we would be leaving our brief lap of luxury and return to normality. After a breakfast of pancakes and a Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Feb 7, 2012
  • Chapter twenty five - OotyDay 104: Ooty, Tamil Nadu 11/01/12 Up and out from the room where the bed has three legs and a plastic beer crate holding it up. Bit of a wild goose chase to try to find how we get to Ooty, Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Feb 7, 2012
  • Chapter twenty four - CoimbatoreDay 103: Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 10/01/12 We are on the morning bus to Coimbatore, where we have the back seat and everyone has a Tamil movie blaring through the speakers playing on the LCD tv at the front. On go the Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Feb 7, 2012
  • Chapter twenty three - PalaniDay 102: Palani, Tamil Nadu 09/01/12 Up and out earlyish, find the bus station and are soon in our customary position on the back seat with the cool kids on our way to Palani. Typically busy Indian service, though this one Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Feb 7, 2012
  • Chapter twenty two - KodaikanalDay 100: Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 07/01/12 Wake up and Gemma has already gone out. I leave a note on the door saying ‘@ breakfast, love you.’ This is taken off the door by Prakash, my hotel friend, who thinks I am Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Feb 7, 2012
  • Chapter twenty one - MaduraiDay 96: Madurai, Tamil Nadu 03/01/12 A decent lie in after yesterday’s excitement and after a quick breakfast we are off out of Rainbow Cottage for our journey across the state border to Madurai. After visiting the border a couple of Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Jan 19, 2012
  • Ooty ... all hype no substanceYes, sorry to say so. But i had heard about this place from the time i was a kid. That was mainly because of a good bollywood movie with the superstar Amitabh in it. and since then... i had always this urge to Posted by Abhijit Bhave in Journeys and More... | Aug 2, 2011

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