Archive for February 5th, 2005

Saturday, February 5th, 2005

House of the Future

Well, this site is inspired by our good friends Mike & Susie, who took the techno-plunge, and now document most of the activities of their son Alex on Mike’s website. Actually, most of it is about Mike’s “House of the Future”, as Microsoft would hype it. But there is a small subsection on Alex, and […]

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Saturday, February 5th, 2005

Ganesh

This is a carving of Ganesh, the Elephant God. These guys take a pretty big luck of granite, and create these impressive statues, mostly for export to the west.

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Saturday, February 5th, 2005

Mamallapuram

This rock is sited in a town named Mamallapuram, about 50 miles south of Chennai. According to the local guide, the Mughal Emperor tried to move it using several elephants, but was unable to budge it.

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Saturday, February 5th, 2005

San Thome Cathedral

This is San Thome Cathedral in Chennai. It is named after doubting Thomas, who travelled to India after the death of Christ. Some part of his is still supposed to rest in the crypt of the cathedral.

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