Today’s panoramic photo is from Chennai, India. The red candles are burning outside St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica, which is a beautiful white church built by Portuguese explorers in the 16th century.
Wikipedia says St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica is one of the only three known churches in the world built over the tomb of an apostle of Jesus, the other two being St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City and Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Galicia, Spain.
Here’s a short Indivue video from Chennai, delivering you the atmosphere of a peaceful ordinary day in Chennai, India, Hear the real sounds from the streets of Chennai, which is the capital of Tamil Nadu, a state in the East coast of India.
Today let me introduce to you a video titled 12 ways to travel in India.
It took some ten years to shoot this video. The reason being that the scenes are from various parts of India: East, North and West of India, and I was actually living in Finland most of the time. The distance between India and Finland is some 6000 kilometers. But here it is now – 12 ways to travel in India, in just two minutes – a video inspiring and encouraging other travellers to try the Indian train, camel, horse, scooter, airplane, bicycle rickshaw and what else – see it for yourself!
See also the India video collection, the videos of which will tell you about the real India the way I saw it, heard it, experienced it, and subscribe Indivue YouTube-channel for more updates to come! You will find plenty of videos especially from North and Central Goa and South Goa as well.
Allthough Chennai is very well known for its own film industry Tamil cinema, also known as Kollywood, there was also one nice Bollywood movie shot there. The movie is called Chennai Express, and it is starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone.
India is a huge country, consisting of 29 states and 7 union territories.
So far I’ve visited some ten of them states of India, and it is really a fascinating dream to think of travelling and experiencing all of them Indian states and photograph them.
And no, I would not call it an unrealistic dream, since it was possible to see all the Goan beaches as well, as you can read from the linked article.
But since travelling all around India would be taking so much time and money, as well as lots of arrangements and courage, I decided, for the time being, to collect an instaimage gallery of all the states of India in order to have a quick look at them through the eyes of those who have already been there or are there at the moment, instagramming.
That will make a nice visual adventure to India, so do check the links below and get yourself an instant experience of all the Indian states and union territories. Something unexpectable might also be meeting your eyes. – Otherwise, why would they call it an incredible India.
So do stay tuned for more Indivue art and travel tips to come, from India, Europe, and hopefully later, the rest of the world!