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I don’t know why I pulled away. I had tried to get the old woman’s photo the day before, and the day before that. Right then was the perfect opportunity. 610 more words


Travel Shot: Madurai Malli| The Jasmine Flowers Of Madurai 

Did you know that the temple city of Madurai is famous for the jasmine flowers produced locally and in the surrounding areas?

Do check out my detailed post about the famed Madurai mallige, just in on my photo blog!

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Travel Shot: Madurai Malli| The Jasmine Flowers Of Madurai

The minute we entered our hotel in Madurai, we were assailed by the heady scent of jasmine. This was no ordinary scent, mind you, but a haunting, beautiful perfume that I haven’t come across with jasmine flowers anywhere. 367 more words


Wikipedia and the clash of civilisations sparked by a quiz master from Madurai

There’s nothing quite like a nice literary spat, especially if it involves a global internet brand, two ancient civilisations, an irritated diplomat, and a newspaper column. 249 more words


Gopu Iyengar's, Madurai: Serving Delicious For 80+ Years

While I was researching for our recent trip to Madurai, the name Gopu Iyengar’s popped up often. I read about this all-vegetarian little eatery being touted as one of the best places in Madurai for South Indian snacks, particularly the variety of dosas that they serve and their vellai appam. 36 more words

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Meenakshi Amman Temple - Madurai

The centre of Madurai is dominated by the Meenakshi Amman Temple. Also known as  Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple and Tiru-aalavai, it was founded by the Pandyas but has been completely rebuilt in later times. 469 more words