This is about our visit in July to Tranquebar, a beautiful beach on the Bay of Bengal. Our vacation was primarily to the ancient temple towns of the Cauvery Delta. The short distance from Chidambaram to Tranquebar was too good an opportunity to pass up.Read More
I visited Pondicherry 3 yrs ago with my husband and fell in love with that place on the very first day. I am not…Read More
One of the most photographed temple because of it’s location is actually a set of two temples set next to each other with a slight angle. The temple premise is walled with carvings of bulls(‘nandi’) sitting atop. The two temples are medium sized with typical Dravid architecture.Read More
Vol-I: Planning and Delhi-Chennai-Kanchipuram/Mahabalipuram This Christmas we went to south on a temple trip of Tamilnadu. First the planning part goes. As always it…Read More
The ancient city of Mamallapuram has been called the town of the seven pagodas ever since the first European explorers reached the city several…Read More
The distance between Chennai and Bangalore is approx. 340 km (GPO to GPO, that’s how distances are measured, right?). There are 2 prominent routes between these 2 cities.
1.Via Hosur and
The stretch that I love the most is Hosur to Krishnagiri, which is a ghat section (not in the true sense, but relative). Its scenic and the best time to be driving on this stretch is in the early morning when the sun comes up in the horizon.
Whats the Prograaaaaaam?? Its been long time since I wanted to write abt this. Finally I get the chance. This is about a visit…Read More
It was a visit par-excellence where-in we got to experience unspoilt nature, clean and pristine beaches, sailing over clear turquoise blue waters, the heavenly world of marine life, the awesome corrals and above all the famous, notorious and now nostalgic cellular jail,Read More
This highly esteemed temple is one among the 12 shiva jyotirlingam temples in India. After moving out from Darshan area, we bowed our heads in all the temples strewn all around the campus.Read More
The Buoy Island, the boat ride, the corrals and the rest of the marine life were each an experience of a lifetime. Few years back I had done an almost similar trip to the Corral Island across Pattaya in Thailand where the viewing of the marine lives and corrals through the glass bottom boat was of a comparatively much poorer standard.Read More
A man’s journey starts with his birth and passes through various stages right from infancy, childhood, adolescence and old age. Another journey which is parallel to it, starts with it when he grows up and starts his career. When he reaches at the pinnacle of his career—a stage comes when he feels that to go beyond the concept of multiplying the wealth accumulated by him so far—a stage when he thinks that earning money is not the ultimate aim of his life. Then, he goes berserkRead More
After the sombre evening at the cellular jail it was time for fun on the beaches of these magnificent islands. We had already booked our…Read More