Friday, June 3, 2011
The road taken - Magical vacation
Secunderabad - Bangalore – Lalgudi(Trichy)- Vadugakudi ( ancestral temple at Tiruvaiyaru on the banks of river cauvery)- Grand anicut( kalanai- a stone dam built across cauvery river) – Siruvacchur (family deity temple), vridheeswar temple at virudha chalam, Neyveli ( my in-laws place and a lovely township ), Pondicherry, Auroville (an universal village in virudachalam district) 8 kms away from Pondicherry, Hosur( an Industrial town 40 kms from Bangalore- sis’s place), Bangalore(my parents place) again - then a one day trip to Gaganachukki and Barachukki falls of shimsha river( also called bluff) , Madhya ranga (temple dedicated to reclining Vishnu), talakadu on the banks of river Cauvery, Somnathpur( temple displaying hoysala architectural excellence) and on the way back to Bangalore a brief stop at the toy town Channapatna and Maddur( famous for maddur vada) were all the places I visited and enjoyed in this short trip of 18 days. (Every year I go on a 40 day vacation). Enjoyed thoroughly at my in-laws and parents place. Experienced life on a slow lane, bonding with people, enjoying the country side, inhaling fresh air, relishing and savouring the traditional dishes made by chitti patti, mil , my appa , my amma , my sis and mami ( husband’s aunt.
Now back in the race to prepare breakfast and lunch boxes before 7.30a.m and to my regular routine.
Will post my vacation in detail along with photos of the beautiful places .