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April 23rd – Trichy’s temples

The mid-morning heat brought our senses sharply back to the coastal plains. We were in Trichy, one of the larger cities in Tamil Nadu. Like Trivandrum, Trichy is a shortened name; Tiruchirapalli is the somewhat difficult full name. The city … Continue reading

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April 17th – Madurai

We dragged ourselves out of bed as early as we could manage and were out on the street just as the sun was beginning to warm through the haze. We had been unable to read the signs that had been … Continue reading

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April 16th – Kanniyakumari, the tip of the iceberg

Formerly known as Cape Comorin, Kanniyakumari is a pilgrimage town that is set right down on the most southerly tip of the Indian mainland, and is famed for the point at which the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the … Continue reading

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April 6th – The Hill Country

After our early walk through the cool Hill Country air, we strolled with our bags down to Ella station for our train to Dalhousie. It was a tiny station with one quaint, whitewashed building and no-one inside. The station experienced … Continue reading

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