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A little description of a travel from Coimbatore via Mettupalayam to Ooty… with the famous “blue mountain railways”- toytrain, the “Nilgiri Express” or “Nilgiri Mountain Railway”.
It was actually quite a nice day, this 9th of August 2008. Well, or I guessed it would be - when I got up at four (yes, AM!) to pack […]

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Here they are, a few pictures of Mysore palace - at night. Well, at a special night, because only on sundays and holidays the palace in illuminated at night - for one and a half hours or so. 5000 light bulbs burn and well, attract tourists. And somehow Mysore seems to like it’s tourist (which […]

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A high-speed Trichy-tour.

Somehow Trichy didn’t like me and therefore I thought I would not like Trichy. And no, the reason is not the totally unspeakable and totally not-used actual name of Tiruchirappalli.
The reason is more that somehow all hotels seemed to be full. I called nearly all those that were mentioned in my guides - one day […]

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Hola.. just added some more pics, mostly of Ooty and some of Mysore - still not the most actual ones (and well, since then I have at least a thousand new ones…) but well, we’re getting closer… to the last ones
See here for the whole bunch and also the full versions…
or click “continue […]

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Somehow, Indians seem to love dinosaurs. But not the big nice ones or skeletons - but statues of big evil-looking green tyrannosaurus rex!
That’s what I thought when I accidentally walked into Thanjavur’s “Sivaganga park” - a theme park built next to the big temple’s Sivaganga (huge watertank, formerly used by pilgrims to wash off their […]

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Yeah, that’s it. Until now I was either a (Yoga) student, or a tourist (Mamallapuram) or a meditator (Chennai), but actually I was not so much of a traveler, my self-declared status. I don’t want to be a tourist, because tourists lie at the beach and buy souvenirs. I’m a traveler: I want to see […]

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Losing my memory

So, once again, here I am… and today I’m wearing a skirt.
Oh, but first: Loosing my memory - that’s actually a better headline than the topic really is, but, you know, I like torturing you
On sunday we had quite a nice morning, getting up, packing and then, with all of Marianas bags (which […]

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