Photo time – Chennai – Velankanni – Hyderabad trip

ecr inn

A small tea shop somewhere on East Coast Road

rathimeena bus

Travelled on this bus from Chennai to Velankanni

masala dosa

Masala Dosa anyone?

bus stand

The bus station at Velankanni

main church

The main church at Velankanni

shrine

Shrines at opposite ends of the street

main church1

Back side of the church

shrine1

Shrines at opposite ends of the street

st thomas church

A small chapel at St Thomas Mount, Chennai.  Its believed that St Thomas, a disciple of Jesus Christ who came to India to spread Christianity was martyred here.

st thomas mount

A cross at St Thomas mount.  A lovely small chapel at the top of a small hill.  A great view of the Chennai city as well as the Chennai airport’s runway is visible from here

jesus

A statue of Jesus after crucifixion

inscription

Some engraving at the entrance of the church at St Thomas mount.  I guess the language could be Latin.  Anyone can confirm?

inscription1

An extension of the above engraving

banyan tree

A 150 year old banyan tree in the courtyard of the church at St Thomas mount

wind chimes

A wind chime swaying in the wind at my home in Hyderabad

flowers at home

A flowering plant at home

hyd airport

The new Hyderabad airport

hyd airport1

McDonalds at the new Hyderabad airport

hyd airport2

A view of the airport village from the departure level at the new Hyderabad airport

+++

13 comments