Sangam Hotels managing director, V Vasudevan talks about what makes his 40 year old hotel stand out from the rest, besides the brand journey so far.
Trekking is one of the most enjoyable activities that people indulging in adventure tourism take part. If you love the outdoors, trekking is a great way to enjoy it. Trekking is an adventure that refreshes both the body and mind. Of course, there are tons of benefits that come off it, including increased bone density, weight loss, smooth functioning of the cardiac muscles, improved hand – eye & leg – eye coordination and much more.
Trekking in Trichy is becoming popular day by day. Trekking has evolved as a mainstream activity of sorts in Trichy. Perhaps this has a lot to do with the wonderful geography here that favours trekking really well. Here we have charted a couple not-to-be-missed routes that trekkers in Trichy should pursue.
Madurai city is situated on the banks of the Vaigai river and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities of the world. The climate is predominantly hot around the year with the exception of few months. The hot climate reflects in their culture; in their choice of clothing as well as the diet, as keeping away heat was always an important objective woven into the very lifestyle of the city. The hottest months are from March to July and the climate gets moderate from August to October. The coolest months would be from November to January and this makes it the most comfortable time of the year to visit the city in terms of weather conditions. As Madurai is equidistant from the ocean and the mountains, both North East monsoon and South East monsoon are experienced which would mean rain in the months from October to December.
Tamil Nadu is a land that is very different from its neighbours in terms of cultural and traditional aspects. The language is much more deeply sewn into the culture and hence though English is widely understood, it certainly does help to know a few words in Tamil. The Tamil culture incorporates a sense of respect in the language and is spoken in a very polite frame. Tamil is one of the oldest surviving classical languages of the world. Here are few basic words that are good to know: