Club Mahindra Puducherry
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TravelPod Member ReviewsClub Mahindra Puducherry Pondicherry
Wonderful Location. My review is in my Blog entry below.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
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Travel Blogs from Pondicherry
... Coramandel Hotel where we had a reservation. “You know where it is?” we asked, showing him a piece of paper with the address, which he studied casually. “YES..come” he announced and squashed us all into his 3 wheeler. First of all, he took us to the “Corbelli Hotel” and then the “Chorus”. Several hotels later - some not even beginning with C - and an extended night city tour of the Tamil district, ...
... and washing their clothes. We got stopped before entering Pondicherry as it is in a separate state to Chennai and our taxi driver had to go and sort some paper work to get in. We were sitting in the car minding our own business and a beggar decided to try our door handles whilst stroking the car! But never fear, Ganesh was back and saved us from otherwise certain peril. We were dropped off at the Sri Manakula Vinayagar temple and decided to put our flip flops in our ...
... but apparently there was once a lot of trade going on. The drive was an adventure as Arikamedu was somewhat off the beaten track. We passed some amazing sights on the drive, heading into gradually smaller and smaller, rougher and rougher roads as we headed towards our destination. I think Mr Mathews was getting a little concerned about his car! After bumping along an unsealed track we came to our destination - not a house, car or person in sight! However, as we got out of the car ...
... Lynds had an Ayurvedic treatment on her head, while I didn't fancy it, and sat in the reception reading the Deccan Chronicle. I'll let Lynds describe the treatment herself:
Okay, so I opted for a head massage and oil treatment, rather than a full body massage. Nevertheless, on entering the room, I was stripped naked and given a sumo wrestler style nappy to wear (nice) and told to sit on a wooden stool, whereupon the lady gave my scalp a rub with ...
... classes such as yoga, meditation, art, dancing etc
- You earn a 'living allowance' of three tiers depending on your role and what you can offer (equality?), half of this is in Indian Rupees, half is in 'Aurovillian dollars' that can only be spent inside Auroville
- Alcohol is not permitted
- Free education and health care is available
- You must purchase a property to become a resident which you cannot sell when you leave
- The ultimate ...