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Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... our bodies rather than enjoying the culinary skills of the Indian people. Mr. Wilson's place had an extension built onto it five years ago making it one of the fancier places in the district. The new building has a type of dormitory on the second floor with 3 other rooms like the one pictured. In our stay here we've seen a French family, an Indian contractor, a French woman and an older man named Tom. He arrived in India over 30 years ago and hasn't left. He ...
It's been a few days since I left Jaipur and flew to Kerala. I'm spending 2 weeks at a well known ayurvedic clinic, Dr. Franklin's Panchakarma institute. The aim is to purge my system of toxins and have some down time. Taken from the internet, here's a simple definition of Ayurveda: "Ayurveda is a wholistic system of medicine from India that uses a constitutional model. Its aim is to provide guidance regarding food and lifestyle so ...
... start it again, the annoying horn honk honking at every corner and every single thing on the road, the driver constantly on his mobile, the padded seat that chucks you off after any little bump in the road & the fact that you sit higher than the roof edges hanging over the sides so you can't actually see anything even though your technically outside.... Doesn't change! Same same but different. AND we can't help but get in them everywhere we go to get around. ...
... shampoo's , lotions, soap, toothpaste etc all have the prices on ) but most shops put their own price sticker over and a lot charge 135 rupees for the same Odomos or they cross out the correct price. We know how much things are now and refuse to pay their inflated prices !!
Anyway thats todays rant over with !
Its New Years Eve , we have been invited to a beach party later so hopefully that will be good but this is India who knows !!!
Happy New Year ...
... took a couple Ibuprofen and called it an early night. I resolved to get up early in the morning and go for a jog along the beach.
Day 61: Monday March 19th
As it turned out I was quite abit worse than I had thought the previous night. I was forced to take a series of tablets and restrict myself to a very boring diet. I had very little energy and couldn't really leave my room for long periods but still managed to get out and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGraceful Homestay Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Situated on a hill on the outskirts of the city, we were pleased to have the quiet and the breeze that this afforded. We had the large double and it was spacious and airy with a lovely verandah to sit in. We found a local restaurants within walking distance for lunch and went into the city for dinner on the first evening and had a meal in the homestay the other, before our early start in the morning back home. All the food at Graceful was good and tasty, and Giles, Sylvia and Elsie thoughtful and helpful hosts.
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