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Ranjankudi fort

Ranjankudi fort

Being a frequenter on NH-45, the signboard on the road “ Mangalamedu” keeps always tempting to explore this place. Unfortunately, all my onward journey will be time bound and return journey’s will be in dark. This time luck enough to get a chance. As expected there was a 17th century fort in a quite dilatated …

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Dhanushkodi

Dhanushkodi

A visit to Dhanushkodi takes your breath away and is a visual treat with incredibly beautiful views of the clear blue sea, but at the same time envelopes you with sadness with its ruins and the dilapidated remains of what was once a flourishing town. Myths say, that when Rama’s army had to cross over …

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Pulicat Lake

Woke up at 10.30AM on a fine Sunday morning. Heard a loud noise.Realized I forgot to switch off the TV last night.Searched for the remote.Found it under the cot and switched the TV off. Closed and opened the eyes peacefully.Thought of how to spend the day? The first decision was to have breakfast and continue …

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Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan – India’s greatest mathematical genius who made substantial contributions to the analytical theory of numbers and worked on elliptic functions, continued fractions, and infinite series. At the age of 5, Ramanujan entered the primary school in Kumbakonam in January 1898. At the Town High School, Ramanujan was to do well in all his …

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Valparai

Valparai, a tea plantation town, a hill station and a tropical rain forest – all rolled into one located 3,500 feet above sea level on the Anaimalai Hills range of the Western Ghats. There are 40 hairpin bends on the way up to Valparai from Azhiyar. Amazing hill station which is mesmerizing and scenic.. Guess …

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