22 August 2005

Thaai Mannae Vanakkam

Folks;
I have been to many parts/cities in india.All the metros, the village that desparately wants to grow up called bangalore, so many places.No where have i felt comfortable as i felt when i was in Madras.If there is one place i can call home it is that.I do remember scoffing at an article that appeared way back in 1995 saying that madrasis have the maximum homing instinct meaning they want to come back to madras at the end of the day whereever they
are !
So true, so very true.
If there is one place on earth that i can call as home, it can be only madras and nothing else !
So on the ocassion of the birthday of my motherland, here are some pics which i took.

Some shots of the marina beach at sunrise






The lighthouse


A view of the mount road.This road IMHO kicks some serious ass and is probably the most disciplined road down south.Neatly moving traffic arranged in lanes, well synchronized signals and what not !


This is an intresting article by the historian of madras S.Muthiah.

This is the official "celebrations" site.

Vatsan has a cool write up with some intresting facts about my motherland ! Sorry madame, i've been away from you for 8 years now. But then again i know you would accord a glorious welcome to your son when he comes back for good in a short while from now !
K.Shyam

Posted by Shyam Krishnaswamy at 12:48 PM

6 Comments

  1. Anonymous F e r r a r i posted at Monday, August 22, 2005 at 6:35:00 PM GMT+5:30  
    Maama, Super pics
    Innum 1 year dhaan. bangalore kku bye sollitu madras aande vara vendiyadhu dhaan
    Singara Madras Rocks!!
  2. Blogger Danesh posted at Monday, August 22, 2005 at 10:35:00 PM GMT+5:30  
    Excellent pics! You might consider uploading them under a different size option in Blogger as a few of them look stretched.
  3. Blogger Smyta posted at Monday, August 22, 2005 at 11:10:00 PM GMT+5:30  
    Shyam:

    And I cant wait to see the beauty of this city!

    *Excited*:-))

    Love etc.,

    Smyta
  4. Blogger Vivhyd posted at Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at 3:30:00 AM GMT+5:30  
    hmm.. Marina beach and Mount Road.. oft visited by me during the 4 yrs in Chennai.. Chennai rocks..
  5. Blogger K.Shyam posted at Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at 9:47:00 AM GMT+5:30  
    macchi pirabhu { aka ferrari ;-) }
    yevvalow sikkiram escape button press pannaromo avvalow namakku nalladhu ! :-)

    vivhyd : sunrise on the beach is a brilliant way to start your day !

    danesh : thanks man shall try out a smaller size

    smyta : *excited* is it ? :-) :-)
  6. Blogger Somu posted at Monday, August 29, 2005 at 8:00:00 PM GMT+5:30  
    CHennaikku ivalavu fansa ? Add me to the list !!! Village ? Bangalore ? Take care... Someone might just conspire against ya !

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