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Goodbye, Chennai. Hello, Agra!

INDIA | Fri, 4 Nov 2016 | By gpcuriel | Views [466]

November 3, 2016 It's been a few days since I've written. I have been out late and was too distracted to keep up. To summarize the past few days, I mostly explored the other portions of Chennai that I hadn't gotten around to yet. Those areas are Elliot's ... Read more >

Tags: agra, chennai, india, t nagar, taj mahal, tamil nadu

Finally, some calm

INDIA | Tue, 1 Nov 2016 | By gpcuriel | Views [479] | Comments [1]

Monday, October 31, 2016 It's Halloween and I didn't even realize it until I just wrote the date. I was awoken very early in the morning to stomach pains. I've been very careful, so I'm not sure what could have caused me to get sick. I started taking ... Read more >

Tags: chennai, citi centre, india, kapaleeshwarar temple, phoenix market city, tamil nadu

Rolling Solo

INDIA | Mon, 31 Oct 2016 | By gpcuriel | Views [491]

Sunday, October 30, 2016 My second full day, and what a day it was. It was to be my first day alone, and the way it started should have been a sign to how the day was going to go. So the previous day (Saturday), housekeeping at my hotel had left me ... Read more >

Tags: chennai, fort st george, india, marina beach, san thome cathedral, tamil nadu

My first 24 hours in India

INDIA | Sun, 30 Oct 2016 | By gpcuriel | Views [514] | Comments [1]

I have now been in India just over 24 hours. I landed in Chennai at around 8pm India time on October 28, 2016. Clearing customs and entering the country was super simple and hassle-free. Security just let me on through without questioning me or checking ... Read more >

Tags: chennai, india, tamil nadu

Introduction to India..!

INDIA | Mon, 1 Aug 2016 | By butterfly-freed | Views [821]

The drive from Chennai to Tiruvannamalai (Tiru) takes about three hours which passes in a hazy state of excitement, jet lag and sensory-overload. Tamil Nadu province is full of vivid colours, abject poverty, beautiful green countryside, piles of rotting ... Read more >

Tags: culture shock, first impressionsi, india, tamil nadu, tiruvannamalai

India Calling

INDIA | Sun, 31 Jul 2016 | By butterfly-freed | Views [736]

I haven't always wanted to go to India and I'm not even sure when I first thought that I did. I think the real desire probably started when I decided not to include it in my 2013 itinerary, both due to cost and that it is never somewhere I relished ... Read more >

Tags: india, tamil nadu

Spice Parable

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 | By spiceparable | Views [1913]

Perhaps the best cooking lesson during hotel school, Raja Anna the kitchen assistant, his passion for food and cooking techniques re instilled the love of cooking in me. He is a man of few words, his movements during cooking were calculated, ... Read more >

Tags: chettinad, culinary, culture, india, spice, tamil nadu, tradition, travel

'Loan a little, change a lot'

INDIA | Sun, 16 Feb 2014 | By tjrossi | Views [1323]

Late last year it was my privilege to attend a field trip in Southern India with Milaap; a social credit organisation based in Bangalore.  Milaap was set up to provide easier access to credit for the working poor of India.  They work with ... Read more >

Tags: developing world, india, loan, tamil nadu, village, volunteer

Around Mount Arunachala

INDIA | Sun, 1 Feb 2009 | By redcosmicdragon | Views [1842]

I arrived to India on the 12th of December, el dia de la Virgen de Guadalupe in Mexico, my home country. On this day hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from all of Mexico make it to the shrine of the Guadalupe in what is probably the most importat pilgrim ... Read more >

Tags: arunachala, india, shiva, tamil nadu, tiruvannamalai


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