Mango Hotels, Bangalore - Koramangala II
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... what we have in the United States, but much busier. Also, they had pool tables for customers to play on in the common area, as well as a small train-like vehicle to take children on rides. Taco Bell has now opened here, although no beef appears on the menu. I am told that McDonald's has adopted its menu in a similar fashion, serving veggie-burgers and chicken, but not beef. A number of their offerings have ...
... and walked around the deity which was also decorated in garlands. The main steeples topping both temples are ornately decorated with colorfully painted statues of other deities and smaller versions of the main deity.
After collecting our footwear, we wandered through the park adjacent to the temples. Meghan was fascinated by all the tropical plants that were new to her but not so keen on the hundreds of bats flying about the tops of the trees in ...
... Then good fun in a tuk tuk to go to a bank for a few extra pennies.
Had my first pedi by a guy - manican? :) was super, followed by happy hour in tower we are in - no other women! worlds behind in many ways this India.
Lovely veg dinner before heading to bed before Yoga Retreat in a.m. and R to work.
... br> On the road, we passed a bunch of smaller temples on our way to lunch. Lunch was at a government-run kitchen that was actually very clean. Again, I attempted to order using the "what's your favorite thing?" method. It failed miserably. The guy wouldn't pick just one thing. He kept saying "we have this and this and this" and pointed to the whole menu. Eventually I settled on Aloo Matar, just to see how different it would be from the Aloo ...
So, everything was fine at the beginning. Get up before 6am, planting trees, breakfast 9am, communal work (cooking, cleaning, making compost...), lunch, afternoon off and diner. Despite the almost daily rain (it was the end of the monsoon in this part of India), I used my free time to cycle around Auroville to see the beach (which had been devastated by the 2004 tsunami) and visit the communities but there were also many workshops for the one staying at the farm : Yoga, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility