More Pondicherry

After looking at this blog, you might think that I actually lived in Pondicherry for 4 months. Well, that wasn’t the case, but I did visit more than the average tourist.  Mostly because it was close and I visited some lovely friends often.  And of course, anyone who came to visit me, also came to Pondy.  Here are a few more pictures from around the sleepy colonial part of town and a little bit to and from the beach.  There was so much art on every corner, and also random, unexplained things, like: lectures,  decorated auto rickshaws, and signs that I didn’t know the meaning of.  I loved the quirkiness of the place and would go back to visit anytime.

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Ain’t nobody got time to follow that rule.  The road is understood by it’s honking.
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There aren’t too many decorated autos in south India, but this one was a real treat.  It belonged to a local orphanage.
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Mystery lurks around every corner in Pondy- no one knows what one might find.
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My friend and I walked around and ran into them setting all of these chairs up in a middle of the road.  Then hours later, when we were walking back a full on presentation and lecture was taking place under the banyan tree.  About what?  I do not know.
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Old school.
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Out and about in Pondy.
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Urban mixes with the country side, bringing graffiti to all the areas.
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Fishing nets.
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Palm roof.
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View from the What’s Up? Cafe at Serenity Beach.
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Don’t forget! 
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A little statue in a hotel room.
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There is a street that is constantly lined with motorcycles.  I decided to play around with the view from the mirrors.

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More fishing nets, I watched them pull fish out of these delicate next for a while one day.  It really takes a lot of people to fish with nets like that.  I can’t even begin to think how hard it must be to untangle, repair, and handle that kind of netting.
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In search of a wife?  Here’s how to find one and how to be one.  This book scares me.
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Are the methods easy?  I dunno.  You’ll have to try!!!!

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Darn parental units, always cursing our lives like that.
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Gandhi Statue in Pondicherry.
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A lot of these trucks are seen in and around Rajasthan, I actually hadn’t seen a lot of decorated trucks in Chennai. This one was a beauty.
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Typical.
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I wonder what they’re honest about?

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They do try.
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Waiting for a ride.
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In south India temples are everywhere.  Even next to tv service repair shops and window replacement stores.
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Part of a Banyan tree in Auroville.
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Leg room? On a bus?  How did that happen?
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You know me and maps.  This one is made of metal.

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Goats.
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Dogs resting in holes in the ground, because it might be cooler?
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Girls on their way to school.
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Staircase to nowhere.
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Deity in a tree.

2 thoughts on “More Pondicherry

  1. I recognize some of those photos!! Ahh, I got some very valuable advice from “How to be a Suitable Bride”. Keeping my fingers crossed I get apricots for life! 😉

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