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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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Somehow I had to go to Coimbatore. It’s nearly the only way to get to the famous “toytrain” up the Indian “ghats”. The “ghats” is a stripe of mountains in South India, about at the borderline between Tamil Nadu and Kerala. And Coimbatore, by the way, is just 12 km away from Kerala, so right […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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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