Vatika Guest Home

67 Francois Martin Street, Pondicherry, Union Territory of Pondicherry, 605012, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pondicherry

Pongal in Pondicherry - our last day in India

A travel blog entry by kittyemma


We are now learning, we actually interviewed three tuktuk drivers before taking on Anthony, for our usual "sightseeing tour". We definitely made the right choice. Not only did he speak impeccable English, who was a truly kind man, who felt nothing was too much trouble - and he ensured that we had an action-packed day.Starting off with the Mecca of …

Pondicherry or Pondy as the locals call it

A travel blog entry by kittyemma


Having shared our luxurious private compartment (think train travel in Raj times!) with the Forestry High Commissioner of Madras, it was ironic that we were travelling through a cyclone-devastated area. The novelty of his "specialised subject" (in the words of Magnus Magnusson) wore off quite substantially - and an hour into the journey we were …

Ooh la la

A travel blog entry by bobandtracie


... Auroville experience we relaxed back at the hotel, ate too much and then spent the Monday visiting the Aravind hospital here and meeting people. Quite a contrast to Madurai as it’s one of the newest hospitals and looks very modern, sat in lovely, green grounds with the staff houses and guest houses all on site. Then it was time to hop back on the overnight bus to Madurai and straight to work, leaving Pondi and the weirdness of Auroville feeling like a bit of a strange ...

Auroville is art and music

A travel blog entry by bryan.walton


... Zen fabels .He practiced daily his Tai Chi small form which I thought he had picked up from a contact with Gia Fu Feng, and from that time of the Community in Northern California might have been also his play of the shakuhachi, saying that he probably got it somewhere around the Bay Area. He was not a hard learner/practitioner and in-between picked up his recorder to play some Irish Tunes. But, possibly through his clerical background had also a focused seriousness ...

French Legacy

A travel blog entry by johncyrus


... to find our way there, it worked surprisingly well. We found something interesting; if you go to Google Earth and enter your home or property then Google maps will use you as a landmark to provide directions. For example we had a direction, which said turn left near “Dr. Elavarasan’s clinic”.

On the way to the resort, the roads were pretty ordinary there were moments I doubted whether we were on the right path. But finally we found ...

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