The Richmond, Puducherry
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... piles, with white towels for us to sit on, all organised with linear precision, on seating areas carved out of white marble and stone. Nice touch.
Once our socks were popped on, we walked up a few steps and from here we were now a level higher and could look up and down and see the entire chamber properly. In the centre of the chamber was a huge circular marble disc, standing about 15 feet high, the top of the disc not visible from the ground level to which we entered; and now ...
... a few minutes of standing awkwardly on the side of the road a bus bound for Pondicherry pulled over and picked us up. My fears of having to stand in a cramped bus for three hours were not realised and there were a few free seats. A pleasant couple of hours passed staring out over the Indian countryside listening to Skeptics' Guide to the Universe. This podcast is a panacea to the ubiquitous nonsense found in India (and the rest of the world). It does ...
Many of us AVI folks came to the new project called Sacred Groves, which AVI-USA is supporting in a major way. Architect is Manu, originally from Kerala, but who worked in New Delhi for some years for Greenpeace and Amnesty International, where he met his Punjabi wife Garima, trained as a social worker. We have been ...
... Throw in a sacred cow, a pack of dogs and a flock of screaming crows and you may get the picture! We still find it interesting to walk through these markets, seeing the variety of goods for sale, and smelling the aromas of spices, fried food, fish and urine!
Along the waterfront there is a large esplanade that is closed to traffic for part of the day, and everyone takes advantage of this. Families, friends and tourists ...
... constructed family houses from after the 2004 tsunami. Some of them seem not to be occupied. The typical India fishermen boats are all in the harbour. After that we go to the old church of Portuguese origin. We are shocked that it is not there anymore. Instead, new construction is going on, including a big dome. It is the "Our Lady of Glory Shrine" church, says the priest's secretary who guides us around. On the premises ...