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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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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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Ok, this time I will really make it short for not torturing everybody out there… cause I’m already somewhere else and I lost my memory somewhere in the mountains…
After Puducherry I took an early morning (11AM ) bus to Chidambaram, about two hours later the conductor suddenly shaked me and made clear that I […]

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Hola again! Yeah, today I have time, so: another entry… lot’s of things that weren’t written before
Ok, so from the narrating point I’m still in Thiruvannaamalai (and it’s still the 31st uly 2008). But nothing else was that interesting: Sure, I went to the temple several more times (with new slippers that I […]

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And so she just stole my shoes…

I left Chennai via the Mofussil bus stand: “the biggest and busiest bus stand in south-east asia” as one guide describes it. Used to the Indian semi-chaos I expected the worst but was surprised to find a huge but very well organised place. Easy to get away…
… for a daytrip to Vellore. Famous for a […]

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Oh crap, I’m a tourist.

Yes, I am here, in Mamallapuram, in a certainly touristic city. Everywhere white people. And chinese. Ok, it’s not so many, there are more Indian tourists, but still… soooo many! Now I’m used to being the only blond-haired person in a radius of at least 50km so this feels quite strange…
Hm, ok. What to do? […]

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What happened?

Well, yeah, I didn’t write for a while and actually a lot happened in exactly that time…
 
As far as I remember I stayed in Aranmula at the vomiting weekend, but the next one Victoria, a new German girl (Irina) and I went to Allapuyha, Allepey, for the famours backwater-trip. After a lot of bargaining and some […]

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Ok, so, once again - after surviving another week of Intense Yoga (which still is lot’s of fun) and still being unable to do the headstand (but I keep getting closer) I decided to join everybody else of my Yoga course on a trip to the tourist city of Varkalla.
In the week did not much […]

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From now on: In english.
So, that’s it. I got a bit closer to the real India! - Pictures of the following: here
On friday there was an interesting start: Despite all security concerns, warnings and bad stories we did take a bath in the “Holy River Pamba”! After the afternoon Yoga philosophy session (2.30-3.30) two Canadian […]

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