Deshadan Cliff & Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Varkala
Varkala is a nice Cliffside beach resort in southern Kerala popular with foreign tourists. Continuing the very relaxed pace of the southern leg of the India loop, we had three nights and two and a half days of beaching in Varkala. Without any specific sights to see I tried a few new things like taking a surfing lesson (my first in about 8 or 9 years), yoga, and a ...
... what an Indian local would pay. I enjoy my first Indian meal of fish curry and naan bread and of course chai masala- The best chai I've ever come across. The food here is very rich and brightly colored- a beautiful display. A lot of India is like that. The markets are full of fabrics with wild patterns made into hippie flowing pants, spices in colors that I never imagined and smells to match. This is India's beautiful ...
How to write about the last 5 days which feel like a whole journey in itself. The places activities and people. Traveling with a group of young people is very different, sometimes reminiscent of myself at their age and sometimes very inspiring in the human qualities it demonstrates. Traveling alone, you experience the whole gamut of feelings of loneliness, encounters short or longer, periods of association and companionship with people from ...
It's 20.30 and I've just put mum and Louise on their train to the airport. Aside from the immense fun I had jumping off the moving train and then running alongside it I am now faced with acclimatising to being on my own again. It's easy to get comfortable with people, especially family but nevertheless I will be brave, adjust and relish the opportunities the next chapter offers me! Bangkok here I ...
... to his humble home to share a meal and meet his wife and children. We learned while we were there that we were the first Western / white people ever to have been invited to his home. It was an honor for us and a very humbling experience indeed.
I will leave the telling of the rest of the stories from Varkala Beach to the photos. Suffice it to say that Varkala has now replaced Sri Lanka's Mirissa Beach as my new best beach in the world. It's intense ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center