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Meenaksi Temple. . . . Madurai

  gopuras of Meenaksi Temple  This is the Meenaksi Sundareshvara Temple in Madurai which has been the heart and life of  the Tamil people for 2500 years from ancient Madurai until today.  It is hard to tell if the city … Continue reading

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Kerala.. . . The “Jungle”

Well jungle originally came from Sanskrit that was the precursor  of  many of the subcontinent Indian languages. And  look behind the boat and you will see why Kerala is jungle to me! More about the boat ride after a few … Continue reading

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Second Day of 111 F. (44 C) with More Days to Come !

  Nothing says India more than the continuous sunshine and camels, unless it is the relentless heat!  After my years in Arizona , we would say something is  “Hot as Arizona!”, but now it is “Hot as India!”  It is … Continue reading

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The Travelers Have Returned. . . . Home To Amdavad

  Solar powered plane lands at Amdavad Airport   After seven amazing places in fourteen days, we arrived safely back at the hostel about 12:30 this morning.  Our good friend, Salim with his fleet of 6 rickshaws met us at … Continue reading

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South India Here We Come!

Here is our itinerary for the trip that begins tomorrow. Between the heat, and  getting ready, and other things, I have been dithering about several posts I have started.  So I decided to share what we are doing  for the … Continue reading

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Mom, Pop and the Twins!

  This lovely picture was taken on the grounds of the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Notice the orange triangular head scares that are mandatory for entrance.   But let me tell you the back story. . . . . We, … Continue reading

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Safely Back!

  Dbell is touring the dean around  Amdavad for architecture, temples and step wells.   So I am own my own. Probably because he doesn’t want me to talk too much. Can you imagine that?   So when I decided … Continue reading

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