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Rooms - 4/5
Customer service - 1/5
Food - 2/5
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We left Mandurai and headed for a small town famous for Indian spices. When we arrived at our hotel, we had some free time. Don and I walked around and bravely ordered lunch from a small bakery. While it wasn't a roadside stand, the place was not a large restaurant. We ordered chai and I had a "veg" pastry. In the late afternoon ...
... dolls to the coconut tree to seal their prayer. There are also members of the temple offering prayers for you or your family through song, so I dedicated a prayer to a family member and listened to the beautiful tones even though I was not sure what they meant. Very peaceful and not your typical touristy beach location, Varkala is a perfect relaxing pit stop. Kerala backwaters - the land of the coconuts! 'Kera' means coconut tree and 'alam' means land, so together Kerala means land ...
... long or folded in half until I get to the ticket booth. Once there we queue for our official ticket which will give us the seat number and boat. Then as we try to get on the boats we are told we need a camera permit and need to go back to the same window we just came from. So now there is a queue going in both directions. The guy in front asks who wants camera tickets and collects our money and buys them all together to try and save some time, so much for ...
... hotel in Bangalore as a treat after staying in some "interesting" hotels. I couldn't believe my luck when we arrived at the hotel, even the lobby smelt amazing, so I couldn't wait to see what the room was like. I certainly was not disappointed. Clean towels, king sized bed, flat screen tv, air con, FREE shampoo and conditioner, free tea and coffee, a mini bar, and wait for it..........a hair dryer!!!!!!! Girls, (and maybe some feminine men) you will understand how it feels to ...
... a armed guard with us, that was quite nerve racking in itself lol...what where we going to see that we needed a gunman for?!?! We spent most of the morning walking through various types of forest, open, hilly, grassy etc. it was quite hard & tiring with the heat. We saw giant squirrels again, many birds & lots of elephant poo!! After a few hours we came across 2 wild elephants. Apparently they are quite rare to spot, the guides said they hadn't seen any since ...