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Madurai, India

INDIA | Friday, 16 March 2012 | Views [107]

The next stop I had was Madurai in India. Madurai is the third largest city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. When I got to Madurai, India I saw as I got out of the air port, a large building some of the locals that spoke chinese told me that it was one of India's great palaces. Roughly translated, but I asked what it was called in chinese, and they spoke back saying it is Meenakshi-Sundareswar Temple. When I got to the hotel, I made sure to later check out more of their great palaces, statues, and old and great achitectures and structures. All of the buildings, and other architectures were awesome looking, and must've taken a long time to build. When I got to the hotel at around 8:00 pm, in their time, I ate some food there, all of the food did not have meet, because of religious vegan reasons, so I had noodles. They offered me monkey brain, and I was thinking, Whoa!, but I said no thank you mostly because I felt that it would not taste good and be disgusting. The next morning, I ate idli which is a dumpling filled with rice, bean fermented batter, a side of soup called sambar, and a drink of plain coffee. Most of the things I could not pronounce so I just said yes to the things that sounded good, and it worked all of the food tasted really good. As I got out of the hotel, I noticed that I had to see the river of Madurai, the river's name is Vaigi, the river had clear, but rough waters. The river was large, and had a lot of people over by it at that time of year, that day it was 90 degrees F, so it was really warm, and a perfect time to go to it, I had other things to look at so I chose not to take a quick swim, so I left the river. Next, I went to that great temple that I saw yesterday morning, and it was large and high up, I wasn't allowed to go inside, so I took pictures of the temple on the outside of it. On my laptop I found an Indian story, it is about a woman who knows a story and a song but would not share either of them, it is called, The Story and The Song. Then, I finally had to leave Madurai, India.

 

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