Hotel Sea Rock
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... together with Firoz and Margarita, a Spanish girl that also stayed at the Ashram.
When Firoz checked out from the Ashram we decided to leave as well to get closer to the ocean. We checked in to a little place in Kovalum right next to the beach and we could see the water from our window . What a great place this is, for sure a little bit of paradise! Every morning the fishermen pull up their nets from the ocean, so you can ...
... and cold drinks sold by the train people very regularly which is dirt cheap at 7 rupees a cup. The tea here is always sweet and milky so we've got used to it like that now. Then there are snack foods like samosas and savory doughnut type things with a dipping sauce amongst other things I can't remember the name of (generally all deep fried). Then there is the station food. The stalls at the station put together a tray of food and try and sell it to you at the window as the train ...
... Maybe everyone is back at work after the long weekend.
Anyway, we got a fancy hotel taxi to the sanctuary. We passed lots of Christian churches and pondered why Christianity is so prevalent down south whereas it was not half as out there up north. We concluded it must be because religious invasions must have come from the sea to south India rather than overland into north India.
As traffic was bad, we got there too late to partake in ...
... Sneak in if you get a chance, am sure you will not regret. Try an appam kadala curry dish here.
Food in Kerala is cheap and you will be surprised with what they provide you with on your platter, if you had lived elsewhere. Having said that decent AC restaurants are a scarcity throughout. Hence you need to zeroin on some best ones and stick to those.
I do feel in its mixed shades TVM does live up to its expectations.
... 8211; delicious!
The train eventually arrived and it was a big step up from sleeper to AC2, it was the first overnight train we’d caught so we were glad to have semi comfy places to sleep. The train journey uneventful, I slept while Sharlie tried but, surprisingly, we made it to Cochin on time. A quick tuk tuk later and we arrived at our little room at Mothertree, place we’d booked online. The room was small but the bed was the ...