Tag: India

Mamallapuram

Mamallapuram

Y was just recovering from a bout of food poisoning, so we spent the day resting and planning until we left for this historic site around 3pm. Normally, we would’ve gone first thing in the AM to Mamallapuram (or what is now officially Mahabalipuram). Either…

Chennai

Chennai

Chennai isn’t known as a tourist destination. Rather it’s a place people use as a launching pad to explore the south of India. However we think spending at least a day here is worth it as an introduction to Tamil-Nadu. The city is quite sprawling…

Pondicherry + Auroville

Pondicherry + Auroville

When we decided to expand our India trip, many who heard we were visiting Tamil Nadu recommended a stop in Pondy, as the locals like to call it.  Although it is officially named Puducherry, no one ever calls it that. Pondy is the perfect place…