Mahabalipuram Day Trip : A Road trip in Chennai

Anytime we are in Singara Chennai, we make our pilgrimage to Mahabalipuram or Mahabs as it called by chennaites.   This UNESCO World Hertitage site is probably the most underrated sites in India.  We typically do this as a day trip from Chennai with family.  Mahabalipuram also known as Mamallapuram is a town in Read More …

Ooty : A toy train ride and visiting tea estates in Nilgiris

A photo blog of a day trip to Ooty and Coonoor tea estates in Nilgiris – TamilNadu, India! Kings cliff – where we stopped for tea in their Sunroom.  Kids loved the apple pie here.  The garden was lush and green. Ooty botanical garden has a great selection of plants and Read More …

Dune Eco Village and Spa : A weekend in Pondichery

Most of our trips to India are spent with family, extended family and exxxxtended family, we don’t venture out much. But we always make a weekend or a 2 to 3 day trip to Pondichery. Just because Pondicherry is easily accessible by road from Chennai and I can stop at Read More …