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N is for Nungambakkam & Night Life #BlogchatterA2Z

Nungambakkam. Nung-am-bak-kam. That is how it is pronounced. Quite a mouthful, yes? You won’t forget how it is pronounced once you visit this hip and happening area of Chennai though. Nungambakkam is an upscale neighbourhood  and a popular tourist attraction of the city. It has KNK High Road, shortened from its original name Khadar Nawaz Khan Road, which has all …

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M is for Mylapore #BlogchatterAtoZ

The name Mylapore comes from ‘Mayil Arparikum’ which translates to ‘The Land of the Peacock Scream’.  Many years ago, Peacocks (Mayil) used to be residents too and their calls would rent the air, and that how this area got its name.  This oldest residential area of the city has everything you would possibly need. From the freshest flowers and vegetables, …

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G is for Grand OR Sri Krishna? #BlogchatterA2Z

‘Where could I pick up some typically Chennai sweets & savouries from?’ You would think this question was a simple one, till I realised it was not. ‘Grand Sweets!’ ‘Sri Krishna Sweets!’ Two voices. Two views. Two opinions. An eternal debate (which still hasn’t settled or concluded, btw) Grand Sweets & Snacks is the big daddy of the sweets & …

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