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On Thursday, being the only full day we have at the resort. We had gotten in around evening and had spent a little time on the beach and wanted to enjoy the resort today. The food was excellent and they had something for everybody, my son who has been a picky eater all along was happy with the options he had. My friend G. Gowtham, who was also an …
We were ready to set off for Pondy on Wednesday July 10th at 8:30 AM. Due to a last minute change of plans of my friend who was taking me on the trip, were to depart at 10:30 AM. I was to take a call taxi to a place near his home near K.K Nagar from where he and his friend were going to drive us to the ZEST resort, which is in Pondy but …
... discount. The original price they quoted us was higher than the guest-house right next door and we simply got up to walk there. This prompted some frantic pleas to sit and a call to the boss with the end result being 200Rs knocked off the price per night. No Wi-Fi – cue hyperventilation.
We finalised the copious paperwork at about 3 pm and so dumped our **** in the room and went straight to lunch. This was the most amazing and epic lunch so ...
... 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 ...
... But does this stop him - NO, on and on it goes. I try to read my Lonely Planet, but that makes him give me names of places to look at , where we can visit. I am cheap he tells me, once again I tell him I am organised "Thank You". We finally reach the outskirts of Pondicherry, he rings the guest house to find our where they are. There seems to be some problem with my booking - this starts him again, he has somewhere I can stay. " No just ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsZest Big Beach Pondicherry
Wonderful Location. My review is in my Blog entry below.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.