Vacationing in Puducherry

An idea about vacationing in Puducherry usually conjures up an image of a quaint little beach town where life is slow and spirituality pervades the very air in the minds of people. Yet I could not have been more wrong in my expectations of the place. Pondicherry or Puducherry is a small coastal town in Tamil Nadu on the eastern coastline of India. The French East India Company built a township in Pondicherry in 1674 and established their headquarters there. The town remained under French control till 1954 when it…

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