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... is run by its employees whom share ownership. It is also ridiculously good value; we had a bottle of water, 2 milky coffees (already with sugar and sweeter than hell!) scrambled eggs on toast,chips and a Marsala Dosa (stuffed spicy pancake thing) and although not the biggest portion, it was very tasty and all together cost £1.15p!!.
The main reason, I wanted to visit Trivandrum was to see the zoological gardens. This is the oldest zoo in India and apparently Yann Martel ...
... club". This was quite an impressive place with swimming pools, squash and badminton courts and an amazing restaurant.
After about 5 days at Kuldips farm it was time for us to move on, we were now heading to the south. This was quite an experience as we had to spend 58 hours on a train to get to Trivandrum, that is located in the most south province, Kerala. Except that it was a long time to spend on a train we quite liked ...
... we had to go the long way back. That evening we had a delicious meal on the beach front. There were quite alot of sellers on kovalam beach which was a bit annoying, but this night one managed to convince us to buy. His name was siri and he was very much a sales man. He put on the sarong in lots of different ways and was mincing down the road in it. It was very funny and for just 100rupees (£1) for a beautiful sarong and a smile on our faces how could we say ...
... when we got up and we were worried about organising another train and accommodation in time to get to our next favourite place, the town of Kanyakumari which is the most southern point of India from which you can apparently see three oceans. Should be good.
In the meantime we're gunna do some more swimming, eating, drinking and sunburning. You need a ...
... that we could hear over the sea anyway. Back at the guesthouse we heard a knock at the door not long after returning. It was the little man who runs it (and speaks no English) pointing out that it was raining, really heavily! We stood out on our balcony to witness the tropical rain and hoped it would clear the air a bit. It didn't. During the day we went and had breakfast on the seafront, and walked about a bit. As well as being muggy it was also overcast and very cloudy. We stopped ...