Coloniale Heritage Guesthouse
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TravelPod Member ReviewsColoniale Heritage Guesthouse Pondicherry
This guesthouse is located on the French Quarter and is loaded with antiques We managed to watch the debate while eating our breakfast croissants, served to us by lovely girls in saris. There are several fun restaurants nearby. Our drink of choice is Kingfisher beer .
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... discovering the neighbourhood even more interesting.
R for Riskshaws
We have tried many forms of transportation and the girls were eager to add a cycle rickshaw to the list. On one hand feeling guilty about making an elderly man pedal so *********** the
other hand knowing that this is his living we decided to pay one generously for a short ride.
S for Sea
We hadn’t seen the sea for quite a few weeks ...
... of that before, on this special 'inheritance' !? ). A few years later a Tamil boy always helped me in repairing instruments which had been damaged in my work as a theater musician for a foremost Indian contemporary troupe, and due to large unemployment of our local youth we started then in 2003 the work of SVARAM.Due to the grassroots base of the project and starting off without any formal guidance it took us all these years to create the first simple base of ...
... peck for his troubles. Not sure who was touching who. We were also shown the spice plants that grew in the bush near the creeks. We chewed fresh cinnamon bark straight off the tree (really sweet tasting!), peppercorns, nutmeg and the good old bay leaf.
The only letdown was the number of plastic bags and bottles floating in the water. The rubbish in India is bad everywhere, but it's particularly distressing when you see it ...
... like a very humbled community. Despite the initial impression that this a worn down and dirty area.. this place is actually full of life and kind hearted people. And livestock. haha- cows, hogs and ponies wander freely. so do the stray dogs.. whom we've quickly discovered are no friend to Alannah. a flood of people can walk past these dogs without so much as a second glance from the four legged beasts... yet as soon as Alannah attempts to sneak by.. BARK ...
... view of the beach. Please, make it a point to spend an early evening here eating on the terrace. You will enjoy the variety of sea food as well as vegetarian dishes here. My favorite were the pineapple-cherry sticks in salads and sweet and sour vegetable (made of pineapple, cherry, capsicum, etc).
5. THE FIFTH DAY
The last day was spent in two more dives at - 'the wall'. It is a place with abundant and superbly colored fish ...