Travel

Gallery: Mamallapuram to Thekkady, India

My time in the south of India was much more of a whirlwind trip compared with my time in the north, which is why I have fewer pictures of each place. I also squeezed in a lot more stops in the south than in the north. So here are some pictures of Mamallapuram, Puducherry, Madurai and Thekkady. My highlights were wandering into a religious procession in Mamallapuram, visiting a spice garden near Thekkady, and seeing tea plantations for the first time.

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The shore of the Bay of Bengal
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The Shore Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Detail of the Shore Temple
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Pancha Rathas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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A religious ceremony I wandered into in Mamallapuram

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A salt farm on the way to Puducherry
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Puducherry
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Monument to Gandhi, Puducherry
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One of the towers of the Meenakshi Amman temple
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Jungle trek in Thekkady

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Holy Cross Orchids at Abraham’s Spice Garden
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Tea plantation
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There’s nothing like the bright green colour of tea plantations!
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