Tag: South India

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Candy of the Earth in South India
Candy of the Earth in South India

Color, texture, vibrancy. Elements of vision that enrich experiences and make the world around you pop into life. One of the highlights of traveling through Southern India, especially the lush coastal regions, is the trips to local fruit and vegetable markets. You can get lost in the rows of the ...

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Oh so that’s where Krishna dropped his butterball…
Oh so that’s where Krishna dropped his butterball…

Your eyes do not deceive you — there are children taking shade in the shadow of a massive boulder that seems to be precariously perched on the side of a steep hill. Krishna’s Butterball, a popular destination spot for tourists and locals alike in Mamallapuram, South India, is one of those “gotta ...

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Our First Stop: The sleepy sea-town of Mamallapuram
Our First Stop: The sleepy sea-town of Mamallapuram

We want to give you a glimpse into all of the unique destinations that we’ve got pinned on the map for our March 2014 South Indian Spiritual Adventure. This series of posts will share some of the highlights of our trip. We land in Chennai, but our trip truly begins as we step onto the…

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Off to India!
Off to India!

So, I’m off to India again to conduct my 3rd spiritual adventure for the year. First stop is Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and it is a brief stay here before heading further south to Madurai. I came across this Tamil movie poster that I had photographed a few years back. I love the posters that are&...

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Mint Chutney Recipe
Mint Chutney Recipe

Here’s a recipe that we acquired on our recent spiritual and culinary adventure in South India. This Mint Chutney recipe was taught to us in the heart of Chettinad in Tamil Nadu state where they make some amazing food. Ingredients required Mint leaves – few sprigs Shallots – 100gms Garlic –...

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Kola Urundai Kolambu Recipe
Kola Urundai Kolambu Recipe

Well, if you can say the name of this dish then you can surely make it as it is easier than it sounds. And when you have one of these lentil balls (urandais) in your mouth you won’t be saying anything as it is absolutely delicious. We learned this on our most recent spiritual and…

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The Indian Light Switch
The Indian Light Switch

Every now and then we post something cute from our travels. And this photo was taken in a small hotel in a little village in southern India. I suppose there are many ways to control lighting within a room but if you ever want absolute control over each light bulb then there is no surer…

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Farewell Dinner on our Culinary Adventure
Farewell Dinner on our Culinary Adventure

After two nights in Kanadukathan in the heart of the Chettinad district in Tamil Nadu, we headed west to Madurai, ancient Tamil capital of the south for the last night of our culinary and spiritual adventure. The beautiful Heritage Madurai resort was home for the last night and finale dinner. As ...

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