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Therookoothu -Pondicherry beyond French India

“ Did you see those trees madam ? “ asked my driver as I looked out to see a road ...

Skywatch Friday – An evening in Parangipettai

Parangipettai is just another fishing hamlet on the Coromandel Coast. But centuries ago, it had another name and an identity ...

2011 Flashback – Revisiting Pondicherry

I revisited Pondicherry after many years and went on a heritage walk with the INTACH , understanding the cultural and ...

A morning in Pondicherry

The erstwhile French colony, Pondicherry seemed all sedate and quiet when we went for a morning heritage walk along its ...
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Driving down the Coromandel Coast – 2

We had paused in our journey from Chennai to Tranquebar at Sadras in Part 1. Part 2 continues as we ...

IN and around Pondicherry

The Alamabara Fort and the Backwaters around Arikamedu excavation – The Roman connection Chummnumbur Beach and Paradise Island