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... Dupleix was also the Governor General of French establishment in India.Built in 1870, the statue will bring you back to the days when Pondichcheri was under French governance. And that is not all. The statue exhibits the French influence in architectural design. Those granite columns add an extra beauty to the statue.
If tourists throng around the Dupleix statue for its architectural excellence, then Gandhi statue won't come ...
... too! Looking forward to catching a train! Auto rickshaw to the guest house in the French quarter. Very nice place, lovely room with small balcony looking out onto the street and trees with squirrels for company. There is a lovely area up on the top floor for breakfast or just relaxing, with a good view out to see. We have not got tired of the spicy food for lunch and dinner yet, but the daily masala omelette and boring white sliced bread and mixed fruit jam we had eaten ...
... found it - around the corner from the “Corbelli Hotel”!
Often we forget that a lot of people in India are still illiterate, so showing the driver the name of the hotel and the address in writing only really causes embarrassment or evokes the “yes… no problem” response which now if we detect even the slightest hesitation we take this as meaning instead “Yes/No Problem”.
B for Baguettes, ...
... very helpful man dressed entirely in white, driving a small Toyota. He whisked us to the Footprint bed and breakfast where we promptly went to bed. I woke pre-dawn to the sound of crows, dogs and car horns. We had breakfast (large!) before heading off to Mamallapuram. In heading off, we had to work out the tipping rules for the porter- the quick gesture of a hand reaching out ready to receive cash - but how much? Mr Mathew drove us with his hand on the horn, to indicate an ...
Okay - I work for a US company so it's inevitable that I will be mixing with citizens of the USA! However, never in a million years did I think I would be the only Brit in a restaurant with Americans celebrating Thanksgiving in India! The hotel hosted a Thanksgiving lunch with the traditional turkey and trimmings. The meal was excellent although I missed the Paxo sage and onion stuffing (not a typical US addition but you have to have it in my ...