Fortune Hotel The South Park
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Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Welcome to South India. Everything is so different down here, no cows mooing in the streets for one thing. But more about that in the coming days, this is just to say that I have arrived safely.
... names with meanings like 'the all knowing one', 'natural inner beauty' etc etc I was tempted to ask for one but it didn't happen, just out of curiosity as to what I would have got! ... I was curious if I'd asked if the guru would have sensed my negativity of the place and my name would have been something like 'non believer - the one who is too negative in his ways to make it here...' Maybe I'll get one and find out another time.... So on the penultimate night at satsang ...
... months.Then Marta, Fausto's daughter asked me of my trips and then I started a long story exagerating as usual Before I had seen a show of Indian classical dance on the terrace of a nearby hotel, but the highlight will be tonight with the dances of Katakhali, with spectacular masks that I do not want to miss. I have not met again the Russian friends and instead I met other people, like a pair of Swedish from Gothenburg ...
... into the daily lives of the locals and how they used the backwaters to aid their lives, from washing their clothes and dishes to bathing themselves to fishing, the waters were fully utilised. We canoed for a total of about 5 hours returning to the family's house for lunch. The next day we returned to the backwaters, this time on a houseboat. For a whole 21 hours we were to be the queens of our very own luxury two story houseboat. The boat had only just been refurbished and ...
... and waves dump on the shore, and there was a strong drag. So, I didn't really enjoy the beach, although it was a little cooler than the pool. No surf for Mark, although he did enjoy the ocean swims. The younger local fishermen go out to the horizon at dusk and fish into the night. So, looking to the ocean, there are hundreds of lights along the horizon, making it look like another city out there. They catch big snapper, mackerel, marlin, giant ...