Brihadeeswarar Temple – The Big Temple with no shadow in Thanjavur (Tanjore)

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Have you heard of the Living Chola Temples? Temples that have no shadows? Or have been built with material that was not native to the place? Or have dozens of underground secret passages? Well, these are just some of the … Continued

Unearthing the Pancha Rathas in Mahabalipuram

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Third time and not bored! Third time and found something more! If you are wondering what I am rambling about – it is my third visit to the lovely UNESCO heritage site of Mahabalipuram. For some reason, the sandy ruins … Continued

Reflections of 2016 – My Travel Round-Up

Happy New Year to all of you! I intended writing this article out last week as a befitting end to a great 2016 — What better way to wrap it all up than a travel round-up. However, since the year … Continued

10 marvellous things to do in Mahabalipuram

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60 odd kilometers from Chennai, along the East Coast Road, lies this little town called as Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram. This town is a popular weekend getaway for the people in Chennai and a great stop-over for people traveling to or coming … Continued

10 Must-Visit Hill Stations in South India

Cool breeze, Misty Hills, Lovely Sunset all giving you a high Walk in the parks, boat in the lakes, dip in the waterfalls – sigh!!! Is that how you feel when you head to a Hill Station?  There is something … Continued

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