Wild Palms Guesthouse
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TravelPod Member ReviewsWild Palms Guesthouse Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
We loved our stay here. It was great to be out of the city at a seaside hotel. The service was wonderful and the food was great.
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Friday 6th February and myself and Lauren leave early and travel by train to Kollam, then take the backwaters boat trip towards Amma's ashram some 3.5 hours away... The boat ride scenery was beautiful, but as it was the public ferry we only took the main waterways, it may be that there are some smaller more intimate routes but I didn't see any so it seemed the same as taking a private boat but much cheaper, it was only £1.40.... Got some nice photos and some of ...
... I think I love them so much because they're just gonna forever remind me of India now.
And in other news, I've resorted to the only sane haircut in a climate which considers 30°C with 70% humidity a pleasantly cool day. It had gotten to the point where even my brain was sweating as my hair rampaged on its mission to take over the ******* world, but now ...
... a wooden stick with some fishing line and a hook attached, and so we set about catching our dinner! I was the lucky first to catch a fish (albeit the smallest fish you have ever seen), and Emma followed some time later with a hefty fish of her own! We then decided it was time to move on the following day, and were told the train to our next destination was at 3.30pm. At 2.30pm we hopped in an auto rickshaw to the train station only to be told our train was in fact at ...
When the alarm went off I still wasn't ready to wake up. Luckily Jacci was motivated and I decided I didn't want to miss out. We brought only our cameras so that being tempting to buy things wasn't an option.
The first thing we noticed of the morning is that it was surprisingly very lively. More and more as time went on. Second, the crows were so loud. Like, out of a nightmare, hauntingly loud.
We walked along the pathway where ...
... of hours and we went out to eat but sadly he had to go back to our hut to bed. This happened a couple of times, feeling better then going downhill again. Tom's tummy was not happy.
I spent most of our only full day in Varkala sat with the laptop at a café looking out to sea drinking milkshakes and organising a few things. As well as trying to prevent a handful of puppies just wondering straight ...