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Sunrise at east coast

As the cab traverses through the turns and thankfully better roads of Chennai, we observe the hoardings of Amma on all feasible places in the city. 609 more words


A Heritage House in Kanchipuram

A Heritage House in Kanchipuram

You are about to step into a hundred year old house maintained intact with all the items used by the joint families back then. 480 more words

Kids these days...

Lying on the grass staring into the blue sky is traditionally overrated. But at that end of the world, it is perhaps the best thing that could happen to you. 653 more words

Kanchying Twice: To Forget Or Not To Forget

Kanchipuram demands to be visited twice, because I did.

After talking nonsense in front of the class for three times in a week on topics like… 995 more words

Dying Art of Silk Weaving at Kanchipuram

Although privatisation brought a regular supply of raw materials and income for the weavers of Kanchipuram, the threat to traditional silk weaving looms large. TEXT AND MULTIMEDIA BY SHRISTHI PATRA. 961 more words


Buying Silk in Kanchipuram, India

One of the most memorable day trips from Chennai was our trip to Kanchipuram.  We were told that Kanchipuram was the place in the state of Tamil Nadu to buy silk, so we drove the hour southwest out of Chennai to visit the city.  760 more words


Kanchipuram & Vedanthangal : Temples, silk & spoonbills

Kanchipuram, a couple of hours from Mamallapuram, is famed for its temples and for the production of silk saris and we spent a day exploring both. 1,089 more words