Vatika Guest Home

67 Francois Martin Street, Pondicherry, Union Territory of Pondicherry, 605012, India | Hotel
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Food, Food, TV, Food

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is on Mar 20, 2014

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... should describe the “masala lemonade” I had. I was very dubious about how this would taste, but decided to try it for the sake of something new. My fears were well founded. It was basically Sprite with some pepper and salt. I will sit and wait while you go and recreate that concoction. In terms of how much of each spice to add: more than you think is reasonable. It's quite horrible isn't ...

Auroville is art and music

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

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... contemplative pieces on festive occasions. I just loved the very alive irregular tones of his play while daily passing his room. Once he started to struggle with cancer and being in big pain most of the time he did not have the strength—as he said—to give to the demanding instrument, but continue to tread the flute as one of his most precious possessions and companion. i had been with him over his last year and finally went with a friend to take him ...

Pondy - Jack's week

A travel blog entry by jdtrip on Dec 08, 2013

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... peace and progressive harmony above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities." It was inaugurated in 1968 in a ceremony in which representatives of 121 nations and all the states of India placed a handful of their soil in an urn near the centre of the city. Auroville continues to develop and currently has approximately 2,100 members from 43 countries, though the majority consists of Indians, French, and Germans.
Phew! Thanks, Wikipedia. Pretty intense stuff.
So I ...

Well that was fun

A travel blog entry by simonchegwyn on Oct 03, 2013

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... that I wasn't the only one suffering.

As the rock carrying boats were soon to depart I made the regrettable decision an hour later that my days diving was over and left with them for the 40+ minute boat ride back. It was then a case of a wet suited ride back to the centre on a 350 Enfield before cleaning some kit and having a sit down and coffee.

I rode back to my lodgings and got here about 1.30 and after a quick shower led down and dozed for ...

Been awhile...

A travel blog entry by cousinharry on Feb 24, 2013

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... content of the course, no making eye contact (its communication), and no physically strenuous activities because its a distraction to others. It was intense but I'm very glad I went. Very happy to have done that and I've been practicing often. I don't want to go into more detail. It's all very different for each person. ___________________ Now I've been back at Solitude farm, in Auroville, for a few weeks. It's an amazing place to say the least. It's an organic permaculture farm ...

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This hotel, located on 67 Francois Martin Street, Pondicherry, is near Matrimandir.
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