Tag Archives: Chennai

Kanchipuram, India

One of the most memorable day trips that we took during our time in Chennai, India was visiting the city of Kanchipuram.  We were told that Kanchipuram was the place in the state of Tamil Nadu to buy silk, so … Continue reading

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Government Museum in Chennai, India

History museums are a wonderful way to learn about the history and culture of the country that you are visiting. The Government Museum in Chennai is no exception and was interesting for a variety of reasons. It is the second … Continue reading

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Sensory Overload in Chennai, India

It is hard to describe to people the overall sensation of what it was like when we arrived in Chennai during our visit to India several years ago. With that many people living in one place, around 8.5 million people, … Continue reading

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Saint Thomas Cathedral Basilica and Saint Thomas Mount in Chennai, India

After going to several Hindu temples during our stay in Chennai, going to the Saint Thomas Cathedral Basilica was a unique experience. The church is built over the tomb of Saint Thomas, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus, which … Continue reading

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Make a Wish and It May Come True

We are firm believers that success and happiness are the result of hard work and treating people with kindness and respect, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t use a little help sometimes. With that said, there is nothing wrong with believing … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Chaos

Things have been very hectic in our lives lately, so we see chaos in a lot of our daily experiences. With that said, this week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge reminds us of our trip to India, where everything about our … Continue reading

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Buying Silk in Kanchipuram, India

One of the most memorable day trips from Chennai was our trip to Kanchipuram.  We were told that Kanchipuram was the place in the state of Tamil Nadu to buy silk, so we drove the hour southwest out of Chennai … Continue reading

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7-Day Nature Photo Challenge ~ Day 4

We were nominated by fellow blogger, ProjectRelish, for a seven-day photo challenge, so we will be posting one of our nature pictures every day for the next seven days. Narrowing down nature photographs has turned out to be harder than … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – State of Mind

Perhaps it is just because we’ve just come back from travelling, which means getting caught up both at work and at home, but when we saw this challenge for a photo that describes your inner feelings, our first thought was … Continue reading

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Mahabalipuram – Temples by the Ocean

One of our favorite day trips when we were in Chennai, India, a few years ago was to visit Mahabalipuram.  Mahabalipuram is an ancient historic town with beautiful monuments and temples that has made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  … Continue reading

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