Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Jan 28, 2015 - Kanchipuram

December 24, 2014 Kanchipuram was the first place Cara and I visited after leaving Chennai. Kanchi is India renown for wedding saries. Anything silk actually. I bought a camal hair scarf. I am going to us it for backing on a 24" x 36" photo. I don't know which one yet.

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Oct 27, 2013 - on the back of the truck

This was a day best told in photographs. Today’s tour was optional; we weren’t sure why. Perhaps some folks who just flew in might prefer to spend the day lazing by the pool in the spectacular resort. The tour went to the town of a thousand temples, which actually has a little over a hundred. We know that many more temples are in our future. That pool looked tempting. But more experienced OAT travelers advised us that such tours always end up including much more. How right they were. For us the highlight was a truck ride through a small...

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Dec 22, 2011 - Journee a Kanchipuram

Notre deuxième journée en Inde! On est partie de l'hotel assez tôt pour une journée dans une ville voisine Kanchipuram- qui signifie la ville d'or- et une ville ou se trouve bcp de temples-fin plus que d'habitude en tout cas. On a visite deux temple - Kailasanatha- une temple dédié a Shiva- et Sri Ekambareshwara Temple-aussi dédie a Shiva- deux temples très différents- une qui est une temple toujours active et l'autre non- ensuite on a visite des ateliers ou sont fabriquer des écharpes en soie- pour laquelle Kanchipuram est connue -...

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