Estuary Island Resort
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A few lines from Chris this time.
Some 25 years ago I was in Kanyakumari. I arrived by train, got a cycle rickshaw to the Government Guesthouse on the beach road, almost the only place where you could stay with only a limited possibility of being eaten alive by bedbugs and fleas. There were no other tourists in the guesthouse. The few …
We left Mumbai Sunday midday on a flight down to kerela. We flew into trivandrum and thought we would spend a night here before moving on to the coastal village of varkala.
What a mistake!
We got a from airport to a hotel we saw online within a short walk from the train station... Fully booked. So we got a tuk tuk to take us around trying to find somewhere to stay. Everywhere was either booked or to expensive for what u got so ...
... too keen with the bell), then we go to the temple that is on the site/complex thing and meditate for half an hour - have you ever tried to sit crossed legged for half an hour? My back was killing me after 15 minutes! And meditation? Never tried it before and not exactly sure what I was supposed to do, I did a sneaky look up and there were some who looked like they were away somewhere else and others who had definitely just taken the chance to lie down ...
There was several times I wish I had taken photos of the people there, they are all youngsters and so very different from the crowd I travelled with, they may all have looked in need of a shower and shave (well not the girls) but they had all travelled, confident and had a goal in life, nothing was too far, nothing was beyond their reach, they knew how to get around and always by the cheapest means, a motley crew but a great bunch of people and willing ...
So finally leaving the hospital - everyone has told me to go to East fort to get the bus back. But there are no buses from East fort back to Varkala - another 1.5km walk in the heat - I finally find the bus station - this is with me giving money on the way to beggars with young babies, one man with no legs and giving a pastry to another man with one arm and no legs - yes this ...