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... Despite being in tea country I was served warm milk and a Tetley tea bag as my Masala Chai. Really?!? This day luckily was looking up when we booked in for our next oil slicked massage. This time I knew what to expect so I was able to relax into it more, but wow was she excellent. All three of us came out shinny and new. The pain relief was short lived as we woke from our hard beds and were squeezed into another bumpy indian public bus to Madurai, in Tamilnadu the next ...
Once A calm fishing village clustered around crescent beaches, these days Kovalam is Kerala's most developed resort. The main stretch, Lighthouse beach, is touristy with hotels and restaurants built up along the shore . There is also an awesome candy striped working lighthouse at the southern end of the beach. Now, we have been travelling in India for nearly 3 months, you would have thought we might have learnt a little about preparation and being organised. When ...
... Tim, who loves sports and never says no to playing anything, managed to find a group of Indian guys playing beach volleyball one night when were on our way to our hotel. It didn't take more than 5 minutes and he had joined in to the game, to both the guys and the spectators happiness:) I enjoyed myself by watching the game while drinking coffee at a nearby restaurant. The guys told Tim they play every night at 5 so we did this again the ...
Slept in a little bit and went for coffee at a cafe near the guesthouse. We then wandered the strip to get the lay of the land before beaching or up at around 1:30pm. I felt the beach was pretty uncomfy without loungers and Sam said the sea was really aggressive; but the sun was scorching and we chilled. At about 4:30 I needed a drink so we went to juice shack and I got a relaxation drink with mint, ...
... in. Some stops are longer than others and they know which trains they have time to board and walk down selling their goods. The food is generally the same deep fried snacks with sauces as you get on the train along with the occasional sandwich, biscuits and crisps and biryani. The part that we'll never forget is their sales pitch. It's always the same, the man just says what he's selling over and over again, generally not stopping even when he's making a sale. We go away with ...
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