Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: The Conclusion & Goodbyes

chennai airport trip

(The Chennai International Airport’s departure area – brightly lighted and well furnished but the crowd can still give you a headache. Sorry, no photos of the secured areas – the officers looked too menacing and strict)

I kind of have forgotten to do the conclusion for this post, so here is it…

[Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: The Conclusion & Goodbyes”

Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 7 – Visit To A Historical Temple

(One of the things to do in Chennai is to visit an ancient temple and we indeed managed to get this done. The main entrance to the 300 plus years old temple – Click for higher resolution photo here)

A trip to India will not be complete without a trip to the majestic and historical temples, right?… [Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 7 – Visit To A Historical Temple”

Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 6 – Delicious Chinese Food in India

chennai trip chinese food restaurant

(It was a long shot to find a Chinese restaurant in Chennai but we were wrong. This was indeed exclusive, the place that we went for good Chinese food)

[Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 6 – Delicious Chinese Food in India”

Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 5 – Traffic in Chennai Streets

chennai street bike

(This is one of the shots that I took in Chennai – a priest cutting in and out of traffic wearing no helmet. Just a simple dhoti covering his bare skin and for the feet, rather worn-out sandals – I wonder how serious his injuries are going to be if he falls down.[Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 5 – Traffic in Chennai Streets”

Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 4 – Glorious Shopping

chennai shopping trip saree

(The obvious clue that tells the locals that we are foreigners here in Chennai, making us an easy target for to the locals to quickly hike up fares and price)

What happens if you are in Chennai and have just enough time to do one thing, what do you do? The answer is shopping!… [Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 4 – Glorious Shopping”

Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 2 – Settling Down

chennai dabarah coffee trip

(The way to start the day – Chennai style – light filter coffee with thick cow milk in a small tumbler. The small plate at the bottom is known as ‘dabarah’ which is supposed to be used to cool down the hot coffee but Malaysians like us, we just blow on the top of the cup and drank the milk rich coffee)

[Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 2 – Settling Down”

Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 1 – The Eagles Have Landed

chennai airport trip

(Our transport from Chennai International Airport to the apartment – it was large enough to hold 8 people and 6 large luggage. The photo was taken on a camera phone hence the poor quality)

[Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 1 – The Eagles Have Landed”

Scroll to top