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TravelPod Member ReviewsAnandham Residency Pondicherry
good service from the manager he helped me a lot the rooms are basic but that doesnt matter if youre out all day.
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Travel Blogs from Pondicherry
... India is famously known for! Colourful, lively, from delicious to
terrible smells round each corner and the constant warning, or needless, hooting
from the thousands of motorbikes and tuk tuks. It's these towns that are full
of the weird and wonderful of India. We wander both parts of town before the
midday heat drives us back to the safety of our aircon room. When we resurface
it’s to our first Hindu temple, ...
... bike...a lot of people on a small surface. All good. We passed a Christmas tree field..so cool. Although the name makes you think of our festive trees, they are used to produce paper in India.
Even with the poverty or maybe because of it, they are more themselves than we are. Sometimes I think we veil ourselves in things and forget who we are....sometimes.
Pondicherry, or Puducherry as it is now known, is in the old French Quarter of India. The French renounced their claim to these lands back in 1954, some 7 years after Independence from British Rule came into effect throughout the rest of the country. Francophillia is still in evidence everywhere though from the street names (Rue ...) to the gendarmerie style headdress worn by the police. They are not bad at pastries either.
Arriving by train at 0530 has its pros and cons. You ...
... that dogs love to be scratched in, the ones that make them crane their necks and close their eyes, and a doggy like smile appear on their faces. It didn’t matter so much that the local Indian men were lifting up their skirts and enjoying their morning **** in the fields just behind me, I tried to block this thought out of my mind, and not breath too deeply though my nose! What’s wrong with you people I said to myself! It didn’t also matter that the scooter had ...
... an old battered bicycle next to it. They were like pieces of art in their own right. Just as a reminder that you’re still in India, famed for its own artisan culture, many doorways would also have elaborate religious chalk drawings of lotus flowers or Sanskrit symbols sketched on the pavement outside as a way of offering protection to the home.
E for Elephant Temple
You would have thought we would be a bit fed up with ...