Hotel de Pondicherry
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trip that I had to Pondicherry. A 21st century's olf French town
located facing the Bay of Bengal, the town exhibits a composed mix of
cuture and religion. Yes! At one corner it would be bien venue with
French culture and just the parallel road would be …
... we get to Chennai and we are soaking up the last of our time together. I’m gonna miss Dad and Annie, I’ve been with them both for about 3 1/2 years now and it will feel weird without them and our tuk tuk races we have through the towns.
Next stop Mahabalipuram, another world heritage site. We caught a local bus which took a couple of hours and was a stress free journey.
Sam and le villa creole will be missed! But onwards and upwards. ...
... people down "beachside". Perhaps in isolation not a particularly unusual pheromones to you, but being part of this, seemed something to report on. Our Pudicherry friends either walked (paraded) up and down the promenade or sat looking out to sea checking as to whether any of us had left the verandah light on. At least they were looking in the correct direction: easterly over the Bay of Bengal. The coastal breeze is very inviting and cooling indeed.
... streets stopping in cafés and admiring the buildings... I actually felt a little bit like i was in Europe. Very close to Pondy is a small township called auroville, where the matramandir in the middle (the big gold ball) is only used by residents with a special pass. We arrived and were ushered into a small room to watch the intro video to the place. It sounds like a really interesting concept, it aims to be self sustainable, non-religious and very much community based, but ...
... some of the Indian folks insisted on taking pictures, talking loudly and generally not respecting the rules of this place, how odd.
Our eclectic party of young and old, European and Asian all sat under the shade of a tree whilst a wonderfully charismatic and funny Brazilian lady, and Aurovillian citizen herself gave us a talk about the Matrimandir dome. The talk was delivered in good humour and with a warmth that radiated from her kind eyes and smile. Listening to her ...