Club Mahindra Back Water Resort
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... Today's train was actually running to time so we knew it was due to leave Kollam at 0315. Akil was on the ball and an eager beaver, he woke us up at 0240 to let us know it was nearly time to get off. He was very premature so we had a wee and the sat for 20 minutes for our arrival. At least we knew we were in the right place, not needing to rush. On this occasion our hotel was 21 km from the station so we paid roughly £3 extra for our hotel ...
... time I return back, so 'the Indian chefs learn the lesson.They almost always change and respect the orders at 50%.Then I met two French girls from Nice and later I discovered they were my neighbors because at some point they made much noise cause they discovered a cockroach in their room.I told them they only have to worry about snakes.There were millions of mosquitoes, but the repellent spray has forced them to ...
... Maybe it was confirmation bias, because it's what we had been expecting and hoping for. Getting to Varkala was a relief in several ways. The most important was the sudden presence of tourists. From only occasionally seeing one in the distance there seemed to be an explosion of them. Not unlike overturning a stone to witness the scurrying wood-lice. Perhaps that's a bit tortured. Anyway. The pace of Varkala is immediately slower with fewer cars, more winding and ...
... over the Arabian Sea.
We rested, played cards (pontoon!) and listened to music back at Jicky's, then headed out to dinner at the Abba Restaurant. This was at the foot of the driveway of the Green Palace Resort, so it became our main place to eat and drink for the next 36 hours. Abba is a curious mix of Swedish restaurant (serving Indian, Chinese and "continental" (i.e. European) foods), an on-site German bakery (serving freshly-baked ...
... interesting. Have a good evening, Nancy turns out to be very pleasant, have a good chat. The next morning, Monday we are catching the train back to Kotyam. We go down to the river, and there are probably 50 boats, dredging for building sand. It seems everything is locally sourced as much as possible.
The place looks Idyllic, but there are undercurrents. The women do nothing but cook. We don't think that Sarajesh, the mother left the house ...