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This second part of our leisurely wander through Old Madras (today’s Chennai), takes us down three major thoroughfares in the city – Poonamallee High Road, Mount Road (and the suburb of Egmore), and South Beach Road along the Marina. These … Continue reading
Tagged Architecture, Chennai, Cities, Colonial History, Egmore, Heritage, History, India, Madras, Marina, Mount Road, Poonamallee High Road, Port and Princely Cities of the Subcontinent, Port Cities, The Grand Tour, Travel
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Last week I paid a visit to the venerable Hotel Des Indes in The Hague (the Netherlands) – the sister hotel to the late Hotel Des Indes in Batavia (today’s Jakarta), sadly demolished by Soeharto in the 1970s. It struck … Continue reading