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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews The Promenade Pondicherry
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... future and new religions are to be banished in Auroville. Only those who are serious about the principles of Auroville and have ‘proved themselves sincere’ are invited into the Matrimandir, which seems to have a huge crystal in the centre surrounded by a lot of white shag pile carpet. The rest of us just get to gaze from afar.
We walk along the path up to the Matrimandir through carefully sculpted flower gardens which feature the twelve blooms ...
... Aurobindo to transcend nations and religions in order to strive for world unity and a better way of living. As we approached we were confronted with signs saying 'Auroville, the next best thing to paradise', which made us both think that the marketing team for Milton Keynes had got in on the act.
I can tell you right now that you would do well to avoid visiting on a Sunday as there is not a great deal going on. We knew that the hours of business were restricted to ...
... candles in lotus flowers and delivered their beautiful song casting an enchanting and intoxicating spell on us. The woman’s voice was operatic and powerful, caring and fragile and the mans voice a perfect complement and pairing. Their music was so very beautiful, so so very captivating in its rawness, tenderness, precision of the vocals and ebb and flow that we felt, experienced and lived every line of this poem that had been do wonderfully transformed into this mesmerising ...
... br> As mentioned the French Colonialists have left their mark on Pondicherry with some beautiful
architecture. We were impressed at how a lot of grand buildings have been lovingly restored and some turned into very stylish hotels. Even with the many crumbling piles it was easy to see the potential of these buildings and a pleasure to know that when we return there will be more of them to admire.
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... a few things. On returning to the guest house was when the adventures began. We came back to use the bathroom and freshen up a little before a visit to the famous Manakula temple in the evening. I agreed to meet Kaete in ten minutes at the stairs which were outside my door. I had a quick mini shower when I heard someone outside my room. I thought it must have been an early Kaete so I put my boxers and a singlet on to answer the door and there stood 4 guys in their mid twenties or so. ...