Tag: Tamil Nadu

Auroville Matrimandir & Mahabalipuram, India with Krishna’s Butterball

January 31, 2010

The Auroville Matrimandir golden globe and Mahabalipuram, India, a UNESCO world heritage site and the famous Krishna’s Butterball.

Puducherry, India Is A Seaside French Settlement With A Unique Culture

January 29, 2010

Puducherry, India is a seaside French settlement with a unique culture of extremes, of wealth and poverty, of busy streets and zen gardens.

Chidambaram, India – A Small Town With The Famous Nataraja Temple

January 27, 2010

Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu is a small Indian town with a population of only 62,000, it is also home to the world-famous Hindu Nataraja Temple.

Nagapattinam, India – Beautiful Orphans And A Ring of Fire

January 26, 2010

Nagapattinam, India, here I visited some beautiful orphans and saw a ring of fire and amazing outfits at their independence day celebrations.

Velankanni, India – A Small Indian Beach Town With A Famous Basilica

January 24, 2010

Velankanni is a culturally rich small Indian beach town that is home to the Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu. I was struck by how crowded it was, there were thousands of people everywhere. On every street and sidewalk, it was almost hard to move around. I wanted to stop […]

An Indian Girl Who Chose To Love Despite Her Tragic Life Story

This Indian girl, whose tragic life story of rejection and loss, touched my heart with her beautiful smile and sweet innocent spirit.

Tsunami Survivor K. Pasupathi’s Story About Surviving The 2004 Tsunami

January 22, 2010

Tsunami Survivor K. Pasupathi’s incredible story of how he saved his and another person’s life when the 2004 tsunami hit Puducherry, India.

Kumbakonam, India, A City Known For Its Silk Dyeing And Weaving Skills

January 21, 2010

In Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu we spend time walking around the town and going to shops, the people here are famous for their skill in dyeing silk

Mayiladuthurai, Tharangambadi, and Poombuhar In Tamil Nadu, India

January 20, 2010

Mayiladuthurai, Tharangambadi, and Poombuhar are three beautiful cities near the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India.

Thanjavur, India, An Ancient City Of Temples And Art

January 19, 2010

Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, India is a beautiful ancient city of temples, art, and architecture and is home to the famous Brihadeeswara Temple.

Namakkal, India, A Day Of Rekla Races And A Massive Pongal Festival

January 16, 2010

Namakkal, India is an extremely vibrant city that celebrated the Pongal Festival with a day of rekla races, a massive parade, and dances.

Yercaud, India, A Beautiful Town Located In The Mountains

January 14, 2010

Yercaud, India very natural and pretty town called a hill station, it’s located on a lake at the top of a mountain in the Salem district.

Coimbatore, India Is A Small Bustling City With Amazing Food

January 9, 2010

Coimbatore, India is a small bustling city with amazing food and tons of shops that reveal the stark contrast between wealth and poverty.

Salem, India – A Vibrant City With Pongal Festival Celebrations

January 7, 2010

Salem, India is an amazingly vibrant city full of life and energy, while I was there, they celebrated the annual Pongal harvest festival.

Bangalore, India, A Enormous City Famous For Technology and Religion

Bangalore, India, is an enormous city, the 3rd largest in the country, that is famous for being the technology capital of India.

Hosur, India Is A Rural City With Beautiful Mystical Tropical Landscapes

January 6, 2010

Hosur, India is a rural city with beautiful mystical tropical landscapes, colorful homes and buildings, and amazing people.

India, Arriving In An Incredible And Mysterious New Place

January 3, 2010

India, I just arrived in this Incredible and mysterious new place where I will spend the next 30 days traveling around the state of Tamil Nadu.