Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Okay, so Maja and I never actually went to bed...we stayed up drinking vodka and mango juice instead! We both massively regretted it when we were bleary eyed at the airport though! We parted ways at the airport in Trivandrum and we both set off for our hotels. Now this hotel was a massive surprise as it was a 4star hotel!!!!! I think my tour …
... to pick up our leftovers is never heard here. All those plastic bottles of specialized cleaning products that I'm sure populate the shelf below your sink are non-existent here and are replaced by the simple cake of "do it all" soap. Toilet paper is an endangered specie as we're told that the sewage system is not capable of the paper waste. Most toilets we have seen/used will have what's called a "bum gun." A short hose with a squirting gun attached much like the ...
... Then as I began to explain all this to mum the phone cuts out. To top it off mark has just saved me. We were walking past a stall when he called me to look at some trousers that come with a bag. As i turned round to look a big old coconut leaf crashed to the ground beside me & thousands of ants scattered everywhere! VARKAKA-BAD LUCK!! Soooo day 2 in this weird place. We've enjoyed chilling on Varkala beach on our brand new purple elephant throw. The weather was ...
... and one things. We had chi tea brought to us whilst we sat on the floor with shop owner. Ended up buying a wall hanging, 2 pillow covers and 4 key rings all for £10!! Crazy. Later in the evening after an unsuccessful attempt at posting things back to uk we all went to watch a Kalripayattu performance which the oldest of the Martial arts. It was a bit like their version of WWE. Then we had dinner and I had a Kerala chicken curry, another delicious ...
... br> 05:20: Rising bell
06:00: Satsang (meditation and chanting)
08:00: Yoga asana
13:30: Herbal tea and fruit
15:30: Yoga asana
22:30: Lights out
The ashram had an 'outpass’ system which operated between Karma yoga and herbal tea but there wasn’t really anywhere to go! On Fridays, yoga ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsClassic Avenue Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Nice classy place. Staff very helpful. Nice rooms, good location.
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