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The spire of Lourdes Church  
   

The spire of Lourdes Church

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January 13th 2018
Woolly says – Following a dreadful night of noise we were bleary eyed and tired climbing onto our train, Jo’s foresight in reserving us onto a Class 2 AC carriage meant that we had beds for our eight hour journey, we made quick work of getting into them and snoozing the ride away. Our first sight of Trichy was a welcome relief, lots of greenery and although horns still blared from every direct ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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14th January 2018

Tamil Nadu
With the British influence in days past, how come there is a Lady of Lourdes Church? Is that not French influence?
15th January 2018

The French and Dutch were here as well
I think history tends to go into the British side of things but the French and Dutch had claims to the area prior to the Brits settling in

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