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Pondicherry: First Impressions

Although it has been correctly known as “Puducherry” since 2006, even the tourist brochures continue to refer to this southern Indian city as Pondicherry. ¬†Formerly the nucleus of “French India” – the French controlled this area for 280 years – … Continue reading

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R.A. Puram, Chennai in Photos

There’s something both scary and exciting when you get off a plane in a strange foreign country, knowing you’re going to spend the next two years of your life here, whether you like it or not. ¬†The first thing that … Continue reading

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