Amazing geography and diverse cuisines and cultures, this is Incredible India! Each region is a continent in itself with its unique arts, people, habits and attitudes. So when moving from one part of the country to the other, it’s best to do a little bit of research and make note of some the points unique to the region.

chennai express, shah rukh khan and deepika padukoneBeing born and brought up in the north of India, work took me to Chennai. I learned some things about the Deccan there. So what exactly is the Deccan region? It’s the Deccan plateau making up the north-western parts of Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. And in this region, also comes northeast corner of Chattisgarh. Let me share what I learned in Chennai and maybe it would help you too:

  1. Language and dialect: The script here is completely different from the North and the East, so you might not understand the language. But luckily most people here understand English. So best to carry a guide or learn a few words and then go.

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