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... anywhere we have been in the subcontinent.
The visitors centre consists of the cafe, a few shops selling all the usual New Age accoutrements at eyebrow-raisingly high prices, a book shop and a museum. To be allowed access to the Matrimandir, a golden metallic sphere in the very centre of the town, visitors must view a short film about Auroville and the construction of this huge shrine.
The film stresses the Mother’s vision was for all ...
Day 28 - evening
Day 9 of Southern India Tour
I was just about to head out for dinner with the rest of the group when suddenly……loud music and fireworks were heard just one block away from the hotel.
People rapidly gathered in front of a building enticing us to investigate what the ...
... and walking on the beach. We found a delicious seafood restaurant on the boardwalk to eat fish, prawns, and calamari while watching the sunset.
Day 2: The next morning we woke up early to head to Pondicherry’s infamous Paradise Beach. When we arrived at the ferry station, we discovered that ...
... visit to this place to this unimaginable space really took us to the summit of our sensory experiences so far, and we loved every second of it.
The lights flickered, and that was the signal that this was the time to move on, so we were reluctantly led back down, not quite knowing what the last hours or had really been all about, a dream, an illusion, part of the cult of Auroville’s brainwashing techniques – who cares, it was fabulous! We were allowed some ...
... in Tamil cooking. We cooked a total of 6 dishes, our favourites being the Dosas and the tomato chutney. After 10 days in Auroville, we've come that little bit closer to finding ourselves and been fattened up by the Graham fam. A very enjoyable mini-holiday filled with games, wine drinking and some serious laughter. This all got a bit too much for Ella on the last night and she spent the next day being sick in gutters: classy bird! ...