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Our last main spot before we head to Kolkata and out was to prove a welcome dose of friendliness, something that seemed hard to come by in Andra Pradesh.
Our guest house was basic but clean and the owner seemingly friendly, although towards the end of our stay we got the impression he was fleecing us for all her could! Mainly due to his travel guy trying to rip us off and charge us 1250 rupees commission for getting us a tatkal ticket, ...
... Yeah, i'm a guide book kind of a guy. Besides, it's nice to have something other than a novel or newspaper to read, and makes an OK pillow on those long train journeys. My first day was spent exploring the areas along the shore. Goa this definitely wasn't, but despite the slightly rough around the edges look to the beaches and the fact that sun bathing or swimming was definitely out of the question, it was still nice to be on a beach again and relax for a bit. After this, I decided ...
... our train was not listed on the board. Fifteen minutes after scheduled departure, we departed, at 2:40.
We had Class CC, which meant comfortable airplane type seats in an air conditioned coach. It even had working outlets to charge our electronics. Dinner of sandwich, peanuts, juice & tea was served around 5:00, and a few hours later, a cup of decent tomato soup with crackers came. It ...
... out some travel agents for cab hires. They were providing taxi for full day trips. As per my research Raghurajpur Artist Village was only around 15 kms from Puri , so we got into an Auto-rickshaw to get there. We reached there in half an hour, Auto-rickshaw driver agreed to wait there for us as we roam around. Raghurajpur is a heritage crafts village in Puri district, Odisha, known for its master Pattachitra painters.The pattachitra paintings are made over a piece of ...
... as our guide was a definite bonus and I know the experience would not have been the same had we not had a local guide. Nevertheless, Orissa is the type of state that could make a person fall in love with India and judging from the western monks walking around Puri, many have done just that. If I were to come back to India this area would be on the list as a place to re-visit and spend more time in. I would also recommend others thinking of traveling to India to check it ...