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The spire of Lourdes Church  

The spire of Lourdes Church

Happy Pongal Everyone

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
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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