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Old Posted Apr 13, 2007, 10:35 PM
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Nice pictures of Chennai's new development, but its hard to experience the real Chennai without going there. I just came back a couple months ago from a trip to India, and Chennai was a major stop. The city is teeming with people, auto rickshaws, noise, crumbling buildings, new glassy tech parks.....it's is most chaotic place I've ever seen. But at the same time, it's fascinating, because somehow the city manages to keep going despite the apparent craziness. Indian cities are truly an amazing experience, especially for Westerners, who could never deal with that level of urbanity.


Indian cities are going from rurbarization (did I coin a new term?) to modern urbanization pretty abruptly. Hence the collisive nature and duality of the whole experience.
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