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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews The Promenade Pondicherry
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... in the best humour. Our bus journey had been bone shaking and terrifying in places, descending the Ghats onto the Tamil plains as we watched the road disintegrate under our wheels and slip away into the ravines below. It was late evening when we arrived and the town was a hot filthy mess. Dubious lodging houses and filthy chai stalls circled the bus stand, barely discernible through a horrendous dusty air quality. Clutching our sleeves over our mouths we stepped down off our ...
... along the rocks and down this “beach”. After a morning of people-watching and traversing the shore, we changed locations and headed to Serenity Beach. I was so thankful to see miles and miles of sand as we drove up. We swam in the clear, and somewhat littered, waters, stopping only when my legs tangled with floating trash-bags just one too many times. The rest of the day was spend ...
... I am sure that a few of them were smirking knowing that we had never seen and experienced anything like this before, and were therefore in for the ride of our lives – what job satisfaction for those lucky ushers!
Silence was mandatory, and to be honest, we would not have had the words to describe what we saw at that time anyway, words were just not enough. Moving through white corridors and then up some stairs we emerged on ground level, with each careful step forward ...
... had a coffee each and my brother had a Bone Vita, which is something like Milo. Nothing beats the coffee in India.
If you are in the vicinity and are looking out for a good place to have lunch, then this restaurant is definitely a great place to stop, provided you are okay with vegetarian meals. The total meal cost us INR 500 .
... great Indian food in some very nice restaurants and also found some nice shopping here.
U for Urine!
This was the smell that hit us whenever we walked down the street of our guesthouse on the Tamil side. While the French side looked beautiful and affluent we also saw poverty on the Tamil side, i.e. a soup kitchen, homeless people and buildings that in their day would have been stunning but now was disused and home to street ...