Hill View Beach Resort
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... the Russian away. I any case, we did not want to leave Debra and actually added an extra day after finding out more about upcoming Hindu Thaipusam festival. It is on the ninth full moon, the 3rd of February this year. It is the exotic piercing festival we had read about and watched in disbelief on travel shows and documentaries.
... walk - so good to be on the beaches before it got hot!
The scenery and life that was going on on the beaches with the fishermen and locals was great to see. Another very special experience.
The two English ladies had played at a local restaurant the previous night to about 80 people.
NB: ALL THESE PHOTOS WERE TAKEN BY DAVID AS MINE MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEARED AGAIN!!'
... productive with your time then dammit, you deserve a ******* medal.
Varkala is divided into two parts; North Cliff and South Cliff. North cliff is where the action is, the beach is busier and full of foreigners and the cliff is lined with accommodation, westernised restaurants and shops selling sarongs and souvenirs. South Cliff is more chilled out. The accommodation is more spread out and the ...
... the afternoon Roz bought some light baggy trousers as she has found people staring at her legs in shorts too much. At dinner spent the evening talking to a sixty year old French car seat designer who was travelling on his own. Strange the people you meet. Tuesday 23rd December Fantastic backwater tour, also organised by the hotel! Lovely long autorickshaw ride, including an exciting ferry which we embarked on by a monument to the twenty or so people who had ...
... guest house. Finding a guest house for a good price takes a little bit of work and practice. Thankfully I have Kelsey who has been mastering this skill for 4 months now. We hike up away from the water- where the prices are lowers and are greeted by many eager people who want to show us their guesthouse for a "good price". This is another situation where we must haggle the price. The price given to tourists is ...