Month: August 2008

Auroville Encore!

My 3rd visit this year. And now I present, based on my multiple trips, things to do in Auroville. – Cycle: Yes, I did it again. And I even managed not to fall off one! – Ride: Lunas are really cool and they’re easy to maneuver too. I even progressed to a Kinetic and took pillion and here’s a pat on the back to the lady who volunteered to be my passenger!) – Eat: (you’ll never tire of the fresh vegetables and salads : they are delicious. And the desserts too – yummy!) – Eat brown bread and peanut butter: – I have just one thing to say – Don’t miss it! – Shop: (candles, trinkets, clothes, handmade paper items, bags, hats, sandals… need I go on?) – Swim: (take a dip into the sea at the nearest beach or the pool) – Walk: (it’s so green and beautiful, you’ll never tire of the open spaces) – Run: (I was too lazy to wake up early in the morning, but one lady did run miles …

More tales from the North East

While travelling in Kalimpong last year, sitting in a local café having an evening snack I came across a rather nice looking glossy travel magazine. I was rather surprised when I saw that it was published out of Sikkim. Both the content and the photographs were of better quality than a lot of other travel mags I’ve seen floating around. I promptly wrote down the email ID, making a note to contact them once I got back to Bangalore.