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Am a contradiction of sorts. i love going out and having a good time with friends, and i can also stay home chill out over a book or a movie..

Am very passionate about writing, so give me a topic and watch me float away into wonderland... Love reading books- sometimes i read 3books simultaneously, crazy about music- need it all around me, all the time and ofcourse, i totally am ga ga goo goo over my 7yr old naughty brat- Floppy!! errr, Prince Floppy!! :)

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Project 365 Skywatch Friday Day 50 Under the Sky


After the exhilarating boat ride on the Pulicat Lake, we went over to visit the Fort & Cemetery, or rather the ruins...


   






The Dutch Cemetery in Pulicat dates back to the 16th century, and today stands as it was back then. Situated amidst a market place, near where the Fort is said to have been, the Cemetery was built between 1606 and 1690 housing nearly 76 tombs and an underground secret passage that led to the fort ..  The tomb stones with inscriptions in Dutch were apparently carved in Holland and brought to India..

The tombs looked like the Coins on a chess board, some tall, some short and scattered all over the compound...   


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5 comments:

  1. Beautiful shot and interesting bit of history. Thanks for sharing. =)

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  2. Fascinating place and what a gorgeous shot!

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  3. nice shot. and very interesting analogy.. would never have thought of chess myself!

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  4. we missed this fort and cemetry in Pulicat lake? need to explore next time

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  5. Great shot of a fascinating place :)

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