By Dr S Srinivasan
The author is a practicing paediatrician in Delhi.
Chennai has been a frequent haunt ever since Priya, our daughter, chose to study Bharatanatyam at Kalakshetra. But we did not expect such surprises this time round.
On the very night of our arrival a friend extended an invite to watch the hatching of Olive Ridleys at a beach close to the VGP Golden Resort on East Coast Road. We had heard of the Orissa coastline playing host to the breeding of these endangered turtles, but to watch the event in Chennai was a dream come true. By 7.30 in the evening we drove to the site with our naturalist friends, Monisha and Tara. We were joined...