Temple at the seasideThe first time a boy or a girl stands on the shore and watches the roaring waves will be certainly an unforgettable moment in their life!

Thirumaran writes:  "The children are enjoying their school holidays which are from April 30th to June 10th.  (It's the first time in my life the summer holidays had been extended from June 3rd until June 10th.)

It's Hot! No rain! No water! Big water scarcity! Ok – these are not problem for children. Their world, thinkings, dreams, plans and life is totally different, isn’t it?

Instead of just being in the children home between the walls and trees, we have planned to take them to a different spot.
A sea shore! Seven of our children they never saw a sea before. The wonder, surprise, happiness might have been immeasurable. First time a boy or a girl standing in the shore and watching the roaring waves will be certainly an unforgettable moment in their life.
 
 

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  • The seaside at sunrise
  • Watching the sunrise
  • Visit to the seaside
  • Fish farming
  • Temple at the seaside
  • Snacks
  • Visiting the seaside
  • Looking into fish tanks
  • Looking into fish tanks
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The trip is to Tiruchendur, two hours drive from our TRUST Children Home. They started early morning at 2 o'clock. Watching sunrise, shopping, careful enjoyment in the waves, finishing the food packets, having snacks and visiting a different area made the children happy.

Also Shanthi (my wife) took them to a “fish farm”. Thousands of ornamental colour fishes. Mr Harley Davis, my friend, explained to the kids about caring for the fish and acqua culture. He also presented some coloured fish to the kids and now it is in the boys’ home.
I couldn’t accommodate our own children on the trip but Shanthi, Tamil Aruvi, Aaekalaivan and Nannan went with the team. A short trip!

There is a huge “ Hindu Temple” on the sea shore and lot of pilgrims will visit the temple. In early 90’s I was there for 4 years working as a teacher. Nice place.