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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... their tourist counterparts. This is reflected in the signage listing the facilities contained within; ‘Water’ states one sign along with a photo of a chap pouring a metal carafe of the stuff over himself - clearly rudimentary plumbing is considered a bonus feature in these parts.
We find the best place we can and pay very little money for what could be the Presidential Suite in that it had both water and a toilet. We head outside to explore and set ...
... main attraction of Auroville is a large, golden Epcot-like globe in the center of a forrested area. This globe is called The Matrimandir (“Temple of the Mother”) and is a spiritual edifice for those who follow Integral yoga and wish to transform their Physical, Vital, Mental, Psychic, and Spiritual being. After seeing the temple, we walked around to find a place for dinner. This turned into ...
... us up a level; sweeping white carpeted walkways designed to guide us further inside this incredible space and afford us a wonderful view all around whilst we walked on soft white carpet - white carpet in India of all places! These walkways rose high and disappeared into covered chambers which no doubt held more intriguing secrets. We soon found out why the carpets were still white, as each person was directed to pop on a pair of white slipper socks, all fresh and folded neatly ...
... pedestrian clothing and you have all of the the fun in funeral. Oh, and it was pouring with rain. It was actually awe inspiring that the traffic moved just as in daylight. We can not imagine how long you would need to live here before you dared to drive. Often times our driver or guide had to help us just cross a busy road.
Despite all this though we have only witnessed one collision and that was in such slow motion between a cycle ...
... get their head round our little British/Indian/Danish family mix!
Y for Yoga
A big part the Ashram, is the practice of Yoga in all its forms. Lou has been trying to get up for weeks and attend Yoga classes – but can't quite make it happen!
Z for Zut Alors!
As all good things must end, eventually we had to pack our bags and leave the this wonderful French Enclave ..and as the French say..”Zut Alors!