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 of May 2004 when I got...

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 Thanjavur, Darasuram and Gangaikondacholapuram. First one...

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 was our destination. Since it takes...

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 had just started and slowly moving....