The Richmond, Puducherry
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We started early with a bike ride around some of the temples in the area. The last one was called the shore temple, because of its location, surprise, surprise. I enjoyed being on a bike again... Even the dodgy bikes they lent us. Must do more when I get back home. Breakfast was at a German bakery we had spied on the way home from dinner last night. I had a set breakfast with toast (yummy loaf bread), poached eggs (sadly ...
... also quite conservative here in India. women wear long pants, mostly three quarter tops and a scarf too. These are usually in the form of saris or the Sawar kameez, in all shades of beautiful colours and sparkles. In pondy it wasn't too bad as there were a lot of tourists about, particularly in the French quarters, but even so, most people were dressed conservatively. In many temples and places of worship, it is also a condition of entry that one is covered, sometimes even the head ...
... smile to today , i was sitting on the bench beside a lady from londen , she lived for 20 years in pondi. and she told me that they are with a few people busy with a project to clean the beach. it is true there is so much junk everywhere on the streets.
i saw them busy with cleaning and thought , i want to do something to how can i sit here and watch. so i joined to. get some pair glove,s and a shirt from the group. they where ...
... the resort and we were there at 4:30 PM. The lobby behind the locked gates looked more like a cricket pavilion than a hotel lobby. The greeters provide you with a lemony drink in earthen pots the size of a cup, nice touch!!
We were shown to our rooms, the rooms are set in a wooded area and are good; they have a glass and steel kind of texture. They are of a cement color and blend well with the surroundings. The amenities were good with hot & cold ...
... The purpose of Auroville is
to realize human unity." It has been a surreal experience - I've met people from all corners of the world who have come to escape the chaos of normal life and to surrender to nature and living in harmony. I visited the Matrimandir - the 'soul of the city', which has been described by some as the golden golfball and the spaceship. It did indeed feel like I was preparing to go on a ride in a theme park as we were made to watch a video about the ...