Sweater Weather

Apr 5th-7th, 2017 After a long and nauseating tuk tuk ride, we arrived at the train station and caught a train headed for Coimbatore, our jumping off point to Udhagamandalam. With a name like that, it is no wonder everyone just refers to it as Ooty.From Coimbatore, there is a rickety uphill government bus, aka … Continue reading Sweater Weather

Tamil Nadu: Frenetic Chennai, Colonial Pondicherry and Auspicious Madurai

Mar 25th-29th, 2017 The amazing Rocky of the guesthouse bearing his name went above and beyond and secured us emergency aircon sleepers on a train from Hospet to Renigunta in Andhra Pradesh.  After an 11 hour ride, we had two hours to kill in Renigunta before the second half of our journey, and decided that … Continue reading Tamil Nadu: Frenetic Chennai, Colonial Pondicherry and Auspicious Madurai