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... some funny looks as you s****** to yourself.
Walking to the tourist section led us past a river of littler and sewerage. Check out the attached picture to see a pretty common sight in India.
We struggled to find a hostel and had to settle for a pretty run down place called, “The French Guest-house”. While we waited I watched a large cockroach forlornly struggle up the tiled wall. The upside is that we inadvertently ...
... turned up and offered to be our tour guide. He spoke very little English but was able to point out all the roman remains - a well, brickworks and an extended roman wall on the banks of the river. I've seen roman ruins in Scotland, Ireland and Switzerland and the ones here were similar. The sight of the ruins, amongst the inevitable rubbish piles was a bit sad. I must confess, this trip has made me never want to buy plastic bottles ever again! Our next destination was Oussudu ...
... as planned, I say goodbye to B2 and off I head. The bloody driver starts the minute we hit the road - how long are you in South India, I am a guide, I can drive you , take you to cheap places. He rattles off all the places and the temples in each place. I can hardly understand him. Then he gives me a map of South India and testimonials of him as a driver ( they are all dated prior to 2010). I tell him I am already organised and have a ...
... some impressive visitors. It would make my day/week/month/year if I got to see a whale shark during one of the dives.
So my kit's all sorted and i just need to make sure I'm there at 06.30 ready to get on the boat.
Here's hoping for good visibility and warm water - perfect. I'm quite excited!
Not much beer tonight and early to bed - It won't be the same without you though Mr Jones.
The diving that is! ...
... Auroville is that it will be laid out in the shape of a universe (not sure if it's ours) with a giant golden golf ball looking structure at the centre, the 'Matrimandir', the spiritual heart that contains an inner meditation chamber lined with white marble, housing a 70cm diameter solid crystal, the largest in the world
- The Indian Government provides funding to sustain Auroville - I think in the name of it being a social experiment, plus to fund ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsZest Big Beach Pondicherry
Wonderful Location. My review is in my Blog entry below.
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