Project 365: Day 364 – The big day is tomorrow!


30th June 2015 – Mamallapuram, India

The quest is close, and one day remains

Don’t judge me when I say I did nothing today.

I’ve had a hell of a year, and survived it.

I deserve rest in my own serene and calming way.

Rock temples in Mamallapuram, India

Serenity at the end of a storm – Mamallapuram, India

 

Maybe it was a good thing that my family visited me here.

 

I find myself relaxed, without any timelines to chase or to get back. So, I decided to stay one more day in Mamallapuram, and explore it a little bit with my folks. And it wasn’t so bad as I thought.

 

I may have been in Mamallapuram countless times before, but there is always something new to see. And that was true even today. I had no clue that Mamallapuram had a lighthouse museum, and a maritime museum. Well, both are pretty Spartan alright, but still it was quite interesting to take a stroll through museums with my parents. And dang, they take more selfies than me!

 

We also visited the Krishna’s butterball, a giant rock that somehow defies gravity and stands perched on a small mound. There were a bunch of Korean tourists who were very keen on taking pictures holding on to the rock, as if to signify that they were holding it up. Just a little to the left, was a rock-cut temple. Mamallapuram is full of rock-cut temples. So, I dont even know what the name of this one was.

Forgive me for being lazy, but all I can think of is that I just have 1 last day for this project!

 
       
Click here for the previous day’s post. Or you can follow this project from Day 0, by clicking here
 

Unless mentioned otherwise, all pictures are taken by the blog admin. If you would like to use them for any commercial or non-commercial purposes, please contact for approval

Comments

comments


About Abhi Surendran

Abhi quit his corporate job, and decided to immerse himself in travels, photography, occasional periods of bankruptcy, and copious amounts of insanity. He is currently working on a book of his experiences, and a dream road trip through South Asia. Both in a haphazard fashion. He blogs at Iamnothome and you can also catch him at times on Facebook and twitter.

Leave a Reply