Category: Tamil Nadu

Memories of Mahabalipuram 9

Memories of Mahabalipuram

First of my many visits to Mahabalipuram was ten years ago. Those were the days when I was not yet bitten by the travel bug. It was a hot sunny day in the month...

On the Chola trail 1

On the Chola trail

This is a guest post from an avid traveller and travel writer Lakshmi Sharath. Always ready to travel out on drop of a hat, Lakshmi writes about her journey to the Chola temples to...

Escape to the Mountains – Day 2 4

Escape to the Mountains – Day 2

An old post (drafted in Jun 2006) long lost in drafts. Read here the first day’s story. When we woke on day two, we were already behind 2 hours as per our plan. Breakfast...

Trek to Parvathamalai 14

Trek to Parvathamalai

Most of my travels are limited to Karnataka and when I came to know that there is trekking plan in Tamilnadu, I jumped in. Parvathamalai, a pilgrimage near Polur in Thiruvannamalai district of Tamilnadu...

A day in the unknown neighbourhood 8

A day in the unknown neighbourhood

Saturday started too early for me. Chennai central railway station, I was running on the platform number 4 at around six in the morning to catch Sapthagiri express. Somehow managed to jump in which...

BN's Breakfast Ride 7

BN's Breakfast Ride

10-Sep-06, 0645:All the BNs were assembled in the starting point at Nandi Toyota showroom. No delay in reporting there. Thats the passion to ride. Dr. Prithvi took the attendance, all present 9 riders and...