Hindustan Beach Retreat

Address: Papanasam Beach, Varkala, Kerala, 695 141, India | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on Papanasam Beach, Varkala.
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    A travel blog entry by vinkor on Jan 13, 2015

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    ... I think after 10 km, the long beach of Kottayam with many surfers due to the presence of suitable waves.I tried to swim, but I limited to a short swim 'cause the waves were too strong and dragged me out to sea.I went again and I got to the end where there was a bridge that overpassed the channel and leads into a final peninsula.At this point I was very tired by the long walk in the sun and I had with me only 80 rupees, that is a 'little ...

    Beach time and dolphin watching

    A travel blog entry by hayclarketravel on Jan 06, 2015

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    ... and Varkala had the feel of a real tourist town. After relaxing for some time me and Kirsty went off to find a dolphin watching tour which took some time comparing prices and services, we have dolphin watched before but here they said that I am more than welcome to get out of the boat and swim with the dolphins so I was well up for a second round of dolphin watching. Dan got invited on a snorkelling tour by a lifeguard but non ...

    Slow Down Before You Hurt Yourself

    A travel blog entry by travelnshit on Dec 28, 2014

    76 photos

    ... throat then hack it up and spit it out. Georgio told me he did this every morning. I know, Georgio. I know you do. There are three indicators that let you know it's morning in the dorm room at Shiva Garden; The mosque's call to prayer, the birds when they begin their morning chorus, and Georgio spending a good ten minutes clearing out his sinuses. Yep, it's generally an early start on the rooftop. Then he gave me ...

    Kollam, Kerala

    A travel blog entry by smadge on Dec 23, 2014

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    ... the last ferry sank in 1988. On arrival we were punted and paddled along a maize of narrow waterways in almost silence such that the wild life stayed close. Roz counted: six kingfishers, two woodpeckers, six jelly fish, one snake, several eagles, cranes and egrets. We stopped to see the short coir fibre twisted into rope and had a cup of masala tea and a coconut. One of our most enjoyable outings yet. Not another white tourist in sight. Just a family from ...

    My Moment of Silence

    A travel blog entry by wandertrust on Jan 30, 2014

    ... and bacteria first; the microscopic makings of my entire existence. Then a flood of emotions, an ecstasy of love that helped me to appreciate each spec of being which was absent from the naked eye. I absorbed it all, feeling convulsions at times, feeling the tears trickle out from underneath my eyelids. But this was only the beginning.

    Then came the forests. The birds and trees and mammals, the elephants on the plains of Africa and the ...