September 22, 2019

Ghost town of Dhanushkodi with SN Sudharsan

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This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Sudharsan SN, a polyglot and a linguist who runs a youtube channel called Indic Living (

Today's destination: Dhanushkodi - the story of a ghost town!

Nearest Airport: Madurai, TN
Nearest Railway Station: Rameshwaram, TN
Prerequisites -  n/a
Packing - light clothes, hat, sun screen and lots of water!
Time of the year: Oct - Feb is the best time to visit as the temperatures soar during summer
Length of the itinerary: 1 day

Itinerary Highlights:
- Sudharsan shares his experience visiting Dhanushkodi for the first time in 2002.
- He draws out the history of Dhanushkodi leading up to the Rameshwaram cyclone of 1964
- The lives of the fishermen before and after the cyclone
- The ruins of Dhanushkodi, the railway station, the temple, the church
- The inspiration for Sudharsan's book and the storyline

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