Aazhimala Ayurveda Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... warm. Warm from running to avoid Uncle Chop Chop. We dropped in at "Red Rooster," earlier and witnessed a live chicken being weighed, strangely we then left and returned an hour later to pick up a plastic bag...the Indian version of "drive through." Overall, our trip here has been an adventure and we couldn't be happier, but now we head out into what's known as the more traditional India. Not sure when we'll next have internet access but we look forward to keeping you ...
... turns out to be Welsh and is cabin crew for Monarch. And very very gay. Just what was needed to brighten up another long journey. After a quick chat of which I got to say 1 word to Grants 81 words we worked out that we were both heading for resorts next to each other on the South coast of Sri Lanka and therefore we'd travel down together. We were already on the same flight and so decided we'd get a bus from the airport to the Capital Colombo, a train to the ...
... my thinking, just over a quid for a kilo of bananas was a bargain
Anyway we went to this other place, we got them for 40 rupees, that is under 50 pence, even more
of a bargain
Santeesh showed me all the stuff he had bought, squid, fish, vegetables, and of course mangos
He had a big bag of squid, I asked him how much, he said 2 kilos, 260 rupees, to me that was good, but he said it was too expensive but he had no choice but ...
... the windows, I tried to get it changed, but the place is full, outside it was dusty and didn’t look too tidy, but hey this was to be home for 3 days
I don’t know if the room was clean, the bulb in the room was pretty dim, I had to use my head torch to do anything there, the shutters didn’t open so if I wanted daylight, I had to go outside (NOT complaining, it was the hostel I had picked, so I had to stick with my decision)
... don’t end up with crick necks!! To make matters a little more complicated...most passengers sit on the lower bunk, so if that’s your bed, you need to be prepared to be the last in bed and the first up....and possibly wake up to see a whole family starring at you while you sleep in peaceful bliss OR you wake up when you realise that some other exhausted passenger is trying to ‘top n tail’ in your bed!!! So, there we were, all looking at each ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service