The Sunway GRT Grand Pondicherry
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Great value for the price. Super clean, super customer service and super food. Even the pool is clean!
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Pondicherry is a former French colony that wears it’s past heavily on it’s sleeve. The leafy rues teem with single European women of a certain age, seemingly acting out an Eat Pray Love fantasy, and cafes offering steak and frites. The lax taxation on alcohol here is a welcome relief from having to queue at government wineshops and we buy some beers off our hotel receptionist. The town itself and beach is a disappointment and we head ...
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 ...
... under the dome, by the lotus pond, and Scott and I chose to sit on a “petal” called gratitude, quite fitting for this morning we thought. So we sat for a while, letting the sun warm us, as our eyes adjusted to the light once more, and noticed that the bottom of the Matrimandir had a purposely designed hole in the centre, another perfect design of the architecture which allowed the suns beam of light to penetrate all the way from the top, and then down through the ...
... br> So – this was really what we were here for! After months of airy sliced white bread for breakfast we were now surrounded by fresh baguettes, coffee, croissants, pain au chocolate… – it was like waking up in bakery heaven! The first morning we set out to get breakfast in a bakery and had a carb feast that lasted over 2 hours. We left joyous and covered in flaky crumbs.
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... them and their daughter Aisha since 4 years. They are now expecting another daughter. They were caretakers of the "American Pavilion" 4 years ago, living in a bamboo and thatch hut, when it was decided that this 'pavilion' should become the International Dorm, a project of the AVI-USA. Now they live elsewhere ...