Hotel de l'Orient
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... beautifully restored old buildings, cycle rickshaws, interesting shops, arty cafes, and lush with trees and flowers everywhere.
But our guidebook quite rightly points out that even with the beautiful quiet streets of the French quarters, Pondicherry is still a busy Indian horn-honking city. This was very true for the Tamil side – there was certainly lots of traffic and noise as well as the excitement and usual Indian ...
... be for those who seek them, and even then, only around half of people will ever find theirs. I discovered that they were held in a temple in Tamil Nadu. Oooo this is exciting, that's the state in which we are in at the moment. I then researched further and found the area where the temple was. And this next bit freaked me out a little. The temple was situated less than 30kms south west from where Kaete and I were heading to tomorrow; Chidambaram. This meant that it was in our ...
... we definitely needed some good curry and cold drinks to cure the headaches. Bedtime followed pretty swiftly what with a couple of us feeling slightly ropey but for those feeling up to it 10:30pm local time was Calcutta Cup kick off! Such a relief to catch some 6 nations action here in India. Feeling refreshed after our earlier night and lie in this morning, a leisurely breakfast set us up for what turned out to be a pretty great Sunday. We headed up to the pool for some ...
... than a bakery. The bread and cakes were superb, so we had a very enjoyable breakfast. Lynds also half-inched a teaspoon, in the shape of a minature shovel.
We checked out and headed off to the bus stand at about 10.30 am. We caught the 3 hour bus to Chennai, one of our most relaxed bus journeys so far (we had air con and relatively comfy seats).
We'll report again from Chennai, our last stop in India.
Martin & Lyndsey
... My principal instructor Aravind showed me the place, the various equipments and then it was time to learn our lessons and watch videos. My instructor was Anindya Mukherjee - he had come from Goa because it was off-season there. I was lucky to have best of both worlds. Anindya loved to give lectures on board and that helped me much. Although, I had seen the videos before, it was different once I came to know I had to remember the information ...