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Travel Blogs from Pondicherry
... connected it all straight away. She finally a a sim. Hallelujah! After a nice sit in the air conditioned Vodafone shop while the sim was being set up, we went to the coast to have a look around. It isn't a sand beach in Pondicherry, it's more like rocks leading down to the ocean. I don't think it's a swimable beach. The road alongside the beach in Pondi is closed from 5:30-9:30pm each day to motorists which makes an excellent ...
... were found to be less than in Britain. These amazing stats help make Aravind one of the lowest cost, highest quality eye care systems in the world.
We got the opportunity to meet with the deceased founder's sister and look around the hospital. We also got the rare opportunity to scrub up for the operating theatre and see a cataract operation performed (something that we didn't expect), witnessing some of the excellent work the doctors do.
The Matri Mandir. This was ...
I'm quite sure I said in my previous post that I would probably head off on Saturday morning and head due south.
Well it's probably easier if I just start this entry with.......greetings from pondicherry - I'm still here. The plan to leave changed after breakfast Saturday. The new plan is to now maybe leave tomorrow but there are ...
After Pondicherry, I travelled 30 minutes to Auroville, an intentional community created from the vision of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother (two very influential spiritual leaders). It is a truly unique town consisting of organic farms, various centers for learning and growth and a huge golden globe called the Matrimandir.
"Auroville wants to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony above all creeds, all politics ...
... back to my towel. But this place feels completely un-proper. I want nothing now but to continue the work, running with the ship as they thrust it into the sea. Then I want to jump into the wooden dingy, seizing the oar as I go. We’ll paddle out to the abandoned boat tied to the buoy just a hundred yards or so off shore. Then we’ll seize the net that was left there earlier in the day in our worn, crusted hands. Using a rhythm that’s been ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet