Depart from Chennai to Kanchipuram and
During the bus trip, Vasanth gave us a short
lecture about India and taught us how to say good morning in
Tamil (vanakkom). Team members talked about their valuable
experiences and special Rotary projects.
En route – stop at Rajiv Gandhi memorial
En route – stop at the salt mound – Bay of Bengal
washes into a basin, water dries leaving salt. It’s raked up and
carried in woven baskets on women’s head to form a giant mound.
The mountain is given a thatched covering to keep the salt from
blowing away. Later it’s carried in baskets and loaded into
120-kilo burlap sacks.
Visits to two temples, handloom demonstration and
Metzkers, Ann and Andre - Afternoon walk along
the beach of Bay of Bengal, seeing silhouette of Shore Temple