Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Tranquebar/Trankebar Maritime Museum

tranquebar postcard and map

This museum was put together by the Dutch, not by our government, after the 2004 Tsunami. The is no entry fee and the guide inside, is very informative. You can also buy books and postcards here. Below is a postcard I bought from this museum. The original Tranquebar/Trankebar according to the Dutch, much of this encroached […]


Danish Land Gate, Tranquebar

tranquebar gate or Danish land gate

Danish Land Gate, Tranquebar. Built in 1792. Restored by ASI recently! Read about Tranquebar and my trip here Below: Inscription on the back side (inner side) of the gate, built in year 1792 Below: the front side of the gate. Other places to see: Danish fort museum Danish Governor’s Bungalow A church founded by Bartholomaus […]


Tranquebar – Land of the singing waves

A month back, someone asked me “Have you been to Tranquebar?”, I replied “I don’t know the place, I don’t drink”. 🙂 Only later did I know that Tranquebar used to be a Danish colony, south of Pondicherry and 10kms north of Karaikal. Danish had come to Tranquebar in early 17th Century and they had […]


Tweets from Chennai- Hampi – Chennai road trip

chennai to hampi, karnataka, India

All tweets during my Chennai to Hampi roadtrip in Skoda Rapid. Click on the links for photos. Tweet URLs/images in Tweet Date Time Last month, Rameswaram. Last week, Tranquebar. This weekend, Hampi! 🙂 woohoo!! #RTrip9 #travel #Hampi 🙂 10/18/2012 6:30:26 PM I have a feeling this Hampi trip, this weekend, is going to be a […]


Where I’ve treaded so far

Why I travel? Why not?! The world is ours and why should we not make the effort to enjoy its beauty! I’ve been to more places that what the list suggests below, but these are the places I’ve blogged about (the recent most trip is the first, in that order) Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu, India Varkala […]


Tweets from Road Trip 7

RT7 - joseph jayanth - rameswaram, moyar, masinagudi

4 friends. Ford Figo. 4 days. 2000 kms. Chennai – Rameswaram – Ooty – Masinagudi – Moyar – Chennai   Following are the tweets from Road Trip 7: Tweet Image URLs Tweet Date Time The toughest question while packing for a trip is which lens   should I NOT carry!!! 18-55, 50, 55-200 🙂 #RTrip7 […]