Pondicherry, South East India October 8th 2008 I decided on a whim to take a flight down to South East India, to Pondicherry, an old French colonial town on the Bay of Bengal.
The driver picked me up at the airport, with a sign reading my name "Mykl". Ha Ha! Somehow I found him in a sea of about 100 white clad taxi drivers. The ride from Chennai (used to be called Madras) was about 2.5 hours, through coconut groves and along the seaside. ... read more
Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Pondicherry The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more