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In Tranquebar, I stayed at the excellent Bungalow on the Beach, run by The Neemrana Group. It was the closest one could get to a Grand Hotel in the town, and I wasn’t disappointed. The origins of the building aren’t … Continue reading
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From the Danish Quarter of Tranquebar, we amble down Post Office Road to explore the Tamil Quarter. Like in Pondicherry, the Tamil Quarter is also segregated into a Hindu Quarter and a Muslim Quarter. The walk down Post Office takes … Continue reading
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In this first of two walking tours of the historic Danish town of Tranquebar, Dream Of A City literally takes you, the reader, down King’s Street – the high street in Tranquebar – where we point out the main sights. … Continue reading
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To the south of Pondicherry sits a somewhat laidback and half-forgotten port city, which for more than 200 years, was the capital of a modest Danish colonial empire in India. This is the city of Tranquebar, or Trankebar in Dansk. … Continue reading
Tagged Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg, Coromandel Coast, Fort Dansborg, Landporten, Porayar, Port and Princely Cities of the Subcontinent, Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi, The Grand Tour, Trankebar, Tranquebar, Tranquebar Mission