The Richmond, Puducherry
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... 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 ...
... of that before, on this special 'inheritance' !? ). A few years later a Tamil boy always helped me in repairing instruments which had been damaged in my work as a theater musician for a foremost Indian contemporary troupe, and due to large unemployment of our local youth we started then in 2003 the work of SVARAM.Due to the grassroots base of the project and starting off without any formal guidance it took us all these years to create the first simple base of ...
... many of the buildings have won awards for innovative Eco-friendly architecture and recognised globally. We had the best lunch ever, a healthy plate. If you ever go to Auroville, definitely get it. It was a tomato soup, salad, dahl, brown rice (such a treat), cauliflower gratin and a halva type thing for desert. The next day was Republic day, so everything was closed. We both went for a stroll, I went along the waterfront. The thing about going for a walk in India is that if ...
... by a German couple.
Next day was similarly fresh and sunny. Warm too. We took the offer from Nicholas, the English co-owner of L'Escale, of a moped ride to our next night's accommodation - so Lynds and I had a ride each, clinging to the back of a moped, through the French quarter. Once settled in, we headed to the post office to send a parcel back to England: spices from the Spice Garden near Munnar, scarves from Jaipur, the drawing on silk from ...
... them as much as I could. I remember the joke with Dmitry. He said - "I too love fish - but to eat - not to read." :D
4. Read a book on the Oceans. I read a book titled "Marine Science" from the series of books - "Pioneers in Science". I read all about how scientists worked hard to identify fishes, to reach deeper, to break myths, to build machines and also learnt the fabulous fact that scuba and underwater photography were born ...