Tamil Nadu

Ayurvedic Spa at the Chariot Beach Resort, Mahabalipuram

A Spa session is always relaxing, and it becomes even more exciting when you can view the soft waves breaking on a secluded beautiful beach. The Ayurvedic Spa at the Chariot Beach Resort offers this wonderful experience. I had the opportunity to experience the wellness at the Ayurvedic Spa at the Chariot Beach Resort in Mahabalipuram when I got invited to the Bloggers’ Retreat there. Read about my experience at the resort here. Of late, the lady at my Salon told me that SPA is actually an acronym for the Latin phrase “salus per aquae” or “sanus per aquae”...

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Chariot Beach Resort – the cosiest choice at Mahabalipuram

So what do you do when you are at the Kalchukki peak after an arduous, slippery trek and you get an invitation to visit the beautiful coastal town Mahabalipuram? You accept it graciously while wondering how he could get a mobile connection there! So here I was at the Chariot Beach Resort at Mahabalipuram with 34 other awesome bloggers. Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram is one of the most scenic towns in the Coromandel Coast facing the Bay of Bengal. Being very close to Chennai (it takes only one and a half hour from Chennai), Mahabalipuram serves as a perfect weekend...

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Navratri Golu – a different form of Puja

Being a typical Bengali, Durga Puja has a special place. I dive headlong into all the fun and craziness during those four days. But, I also like to experience the culture of other communities and countries. So here I am, writing down about my experiences at Navratri Golu in Chennai. The idea of writing this post came to me when I saw the so many viral posts doing round the internet about how Durga Puja is so different from Navratri celebration in rest of the country. There was a post that was countered by another, and then another that...

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The Brihadeeswar Temple of Tanjore – an architectural delight

It was only a sheer chance that took me to Tanjore. I was in Chennai and was scheduled to visit Mahabalipuram and had 2 days to spare. It was when I saw the pictures of the Brihadeeswar Temple at Thanjavur (also known as Tanjore). The photographs were enough for me to make a decision to utilize my 2 spare days at Thanjavur. After our visit to Hampi the month before, I am fascinated towards the architectural wonders. Well, meeting a friend at Trichy was also an added incentive! So there I was with my backpack all ready to board...

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