Southern India 2019 – 3

Today we transferred by car from Pondi to Madurai and this should have taken about seven hours but we managed it in just a little over six including a stop for lunch. I attribute this to the excellent roads in Tamil Nadu (compared to Rhajastan) and to the skill of our driver Bala. It turns…

Southern India 2019 – 2

After travelling from the UK overnight and then on by car from Chennai to Mallapuram and then going to see the Shore Temple and the wonderful carvings by the time we got to bed last night we were both absolutely worn out. I think we both fell asleep as soon as our heads hit the…

Southern India – 1

When we visited India in 2017 we really thought that it would be our last trip, then I started thinking about a trip to the Darjeeling area and then I saw a programme on television about the culture and temples of Southern India and suddenly we were going again. This probably WILL be the last…