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... to teach the family how to play Rummy. By pure chance the family and the old man turned out to be staying in the very same guesthouse as us, and it felt a bit special that we had befriended each other en route. The hotelier seemed amazed that we knew so many people as we kept on saying hi to more and more individuals in the reception. Every time, they turned to him and said how we met on the train and he started to treat us like very auspicious guests.
We are staying in ...
... which hit us as soon as we walked out of our guest house.
And we (as in the adults of the family at least, not so much the kids) loved that contrast, so the fact that we could have a chicken baguette for lunch in a nice café and a thali in a typical South Indian Canteen for dinner suited us very well.
D for Doorways
We loved all the unique Pondicherry doorways in bold colours, often with gorgeous flowers outside and ...
... 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 ...
... herbal substance for a while. This was quite vigorous, but not unpleasant. Less fun was her next technique, of lightly slapping me about the head and then pulling my hair, as children do in the playground. She also cracked her knuckles against the side of my head, which was rather odd, and I'm still not convinced this had any beneficial effect. Next, I clambered onto the wooden massage bench, and had a facial. Again, this was quite refreshing, although it ...
... to have had the opportunity to experience it! I think it has taught me a lot about how people manage when they literally have nothing but I'm not sure I'll be coming back! I hope the rest of our trip will bring as many new experiences and create more amazing memories!! Ps... I actually like the ...