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The Shore Temple – Mamallapuram

I headed to the beach to catch the sea breeze on a sweltering thirty-four degree afternoon. I waded into the warm ocean that offered some relief when I spied the Shore Temple on an outcrop of land jutting into the Bay of Bengal. Continue reading The Shore Temple – Mamallapuram

Pondy’s beachfront

I cooled off in a beach side restaurant because it wasn’t only the thirty-two degree heat that had me wilting, but the high humidity drenching my skin. I sat talking to a Mumbai visitor while the Bay of Bengal beckoned. Continue reading Pondy’s beachfront

Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari

Photo courtesy: P.M. Puniyameen — Wikimedia Commons

On the southern most tip of India lies Kanyakumari.

I visited this wind swept pilgrimage point before the rows of souvenir stalls and temples were constructed. Continue reading Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari