Trip to Auroville & Pondicherry!

Tripoto
5th Feb 2016
Day 1

Outside view of Matrimandir, the meditation Centre

This is located at the center of Auroville near a huge Banyan tree.

Photo of Matrimandir, Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

WELL stands for women's empowerment through local livelihood. It is run by women of Kottakarai village as one of the Auroville projects. They use 'The Hindu' newspaper for making the pulp as its chemicals are not harmful..

WELL Paper

Photo of Kottakarai Road, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Kottakarai Road, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Kottakarai Road, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Kottakarai Road, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Musical instruments made in Auroville

Nose Flute!

Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Musical Shiv linga-It makes sound when hands are moved around it a particular wa

Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Flute

Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Production of Bamboo crafts with a mix of traditional and contemporary style

Bamboo Center

Photo of Kottakarai Road, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Kottakarai Road, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Kottakarai Road, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Cycle ride is a must in Auroville. Rent a cycle in Rs. 60 per day, get the cycling map from visitor centre and start exploring rural areas through cool cycling paths!!

Cycle ride in Auroville

Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Outside Atithigriha guesthouse

Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Rocky Promenade Beach

Photo of Promenade Beach, Pondicherry by Saloni

Gandhi statue at Promenade beach

Photo of Promenade Beach, Pondicherry by Saloni
Photo of Promenade Beach, Pondicherry by Saloni

Clean, shallow beach with food shacks nearby..

Photo of Serenity Beach, Kottakuppam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Serenity Beach, Kottakuppam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Serenity Beach, Kottakuppam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Serenity Beach, Kottakuppam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Food in Auroville- You will find restaurants with an great mix of cuisine in & around Auroville rural areas. Italian, French, South & North Indian food are widely available made from organic produce

Farm Fresh Cafe- Flavourful prawn pasta and Hibiscus Sherbet

Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Le Morgan cafe- having water kefir

Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni

Naturallement Garden Cafe-Best organic Italian restaurant 

Photo of Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India by Saloni
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