It’s been a while

So it’s definitely been a while since I fired up the blog but I wanted to get back to business. I recently had a visit to India, where I explored quite a bit (being cautious of course). Luckily I had a tour guide that knows all the good places to visit, and I didn’t have to waste my time really mapping out the entire trip or aimlessly wandering around.

I have many stories from the trip as you can imagine, but one thing I wanted to touch on real fast was the Golden Temple Vellore in Thirumalaikodi Village.

Just by the name you can probably start to picture in your head what it might be – a golden temple. I think at this point some of us have been desensitized to the glory of these magnificent places because movies and TV shows cram it down our throats.

I have to say…this place is on another level. It apparently took seven years just to finish the construction of this place – and it’s pretty much all gold. Needless to say it’s the largest temple of it’s kind in the world, and consists of 1.5 tons of pure gold.

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I highly suggest anyone interested in traveling to India to take some time to visit this amazing temple. Just being in the area was like being in a different world.

Be sure to take notes on the rules and expected manners you should maintain while on the grounds.

PS Sorry for no pictures from there but phones and cameras were not permitted while I was there.