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


Shrines at opposite ends of the street

main church1

Back side of the church


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


A statue of Jesus after crucifixion


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


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



  1. amit says:

    The photographs are nice and the Airport is great.

  2. Lazybug says:

    The Church looks quite magnificient. And yeah, I wants Dosa!

  3. Harsh says:

    Beautiful Snaps …

    P.S. Masala Dosa was looking yummieee … 😀

  4. Liju Philip says:

    Thanks guys. You guys can treat me to some Masala Dosa. I dont mind 😀

  5. Chittaranjan says:

    er…the “masala” looks conspicous by its absence! Too little or too well-hidden?

  6. Liju Philip says:


    hau, the masala was very less.

  7. Ambika says:

    Hiii.. 🙂
    The pics were awesome!!! And of course, the yummy Masala Dosa.. Slurp!!! 😛

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