Coloniale Heritage Guesthouse

54 Romain Rolland Street, Pondicherry, Union Territory of Pondicherry, 605001, India | Hotel
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Churches and the Promenade

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is on Mar 19, 2014

2 comments, 7 photos

... The statues escape the confines of the temple and are strewn about the grounds. Here is a perfect example of the mutation of religion in accordance with local preferences. Everything about this temple screams pagan polytheism except, you know, the religious doctrine. The saints are perfectly analogous to the Hindu and Buddhist plethora of deities. A hierarchy of god-like entities are in evidence with Jesus and Mary being the ...

Auroville is art and music

A travel blog entry by bryan.walton on Feb 08, 2014

20 photos

... 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 ...

Pondy - Jack's week

A travel blog entry by jdtrip on Dec 08, 2013

1 comment, 2 photos

... understand. After all, the people of Auroville didn't seem any happier, fulfilled, or unified than they do down the road in Pondicherry. This isn't the place to go into Auroville's contradictions, but I felt it had a few. Yet, maybe I'm missing something - the French lady who gave me a lift said that to really understand it you need to spend 2-3 weeks there.
By Friday, Denise and I were reunited and I moved into her swish hotel room on the seafront. We spent Saturday on ...

Happy Birthday

A travel blog entry by simonchegwyn on Oct 02, 2013

3 photos

... the switch and knew the horn was at fault but despite this I was clearly wrong. Whilst they were stood around I went to their storeroom picked up a new horn and returned to my surrounded bike. Having got them out of the way I spent at least 90 seconds fitting the new horn before pressing the button triumphantly and saying 'right, what about my faulty sensor?'

Apparently it'll take 15 days for a replacement part to arrive so ...

Market, school'n pool.

A travel blog entry by mbseb on Apr 01, 2013

1 comment, 1 photo

Yesterday we explored the Sunday market. Lots of junk! Old dusty broken stuff for sale. Not much to buy or see cause they all had a lot of the same stuff too. So we took a trip into the regular market (that's open everyday) with fresh fruits, STINKY fish, pastas, necessaries, fabric and also lots of toys and junk. Wanted to find some spice mixes, but no luck. The sun was burning hot and the sore "red lobster" of a girl got an umbrella to protect ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsColoniale Heritage Guesthouse Pondicherry

    Reviewed by albuschhoff

    A lush garden

    Reviewed Oct 20, 2012
    by (5 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    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 .

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Coloniale Heritage Guesthouse Pondicherry

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding