Macau, A letter from the ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral

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Rate our ReviewsMacau….”What do you comprehend by the word history?” That was the first question my teacher asked all students, in my 8th grade. “Is it fact, fiction truth or lies, or all distorted here and there into one, big, jumble puzzle for us to decipher? Be it what it may; you better stick to what […]

Jaffna, Sri Lanka The Cultural Capital of the Tamils

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Rate our ReviewsJaffna or Yazhpanam, a northern port city, is the cultural capital of the Tamils next only to Madurai and Thanjavur in India. A predominantly large population of Tamils lived here and were ruled by the Tamil kings of peninsular India. However, they declared themselves independent when the kingdoms in India fell to other […]

Colombo Sri Lanka 1900 kilometers in 9 days the Beginning and the Finish Line

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Rate our ReviewsAs the plane touched down the airstrip in Colombo, my mind took wings on the thought of going to visit and live a few days of my life in Vavuniya, Killinochi, Jaffna, Nainatheevu as well as the last yet brave battle zones of Pudukudiyirupu, Mullaitheevu and Mullivaykal situated in the Northern parts of […]

Leh, Kashmir, India Standing on a Castle, Pondering the Town

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Rate our ReviewsStanding upon the terrace of an eight storey castle in Leh, I looked around at a town surrounded by the Himalayan mountain range ,along with the Karakoram range of mountains in Kashmir, India. It bordered China, Tibet and Pakistan. This mountain range is source to many rivers which confluences as the Indus river […]

Part Three Madurai, India Myth,Faith,Legends and History

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Rate our ReviewsThe Thiruvilaiyadal legends associated with Shiva refers to an occasion, when God Shiva in order to help a poor Bhramin poet get a thousand gold coins as the prize, wrote a verse to be submited to the Tamil sangam. The poem found fault with  Nakeeran, who was the chief poet of the Kings […]