Flora Airport Hotel
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We awoke a little melancholically with the knowledge that our great holiday was coming to a close. We pulled ourselves from our depression to inhale breakfast which was one of the best in India. Really light fluffy pancakes that had coconut and cooked banana wrapped in the inside, and freshly squeezed pineapple juice and then lightly salted fried …
We started the morning with a health kick and headed off to the gym. Wow. Michael got light headed after running for 10 minutes on the treadmill and I left a sweaty butt mark when I did sit ups on the floor. All round it was a success, but we both felt confident we wouldn't be able to move in the morning. We ordered room service for breaky again …
... charged us RS 1,500. It was the best decision we could have made because there was a huge traffic jam and we would never arrive on time by bus.
The tuk-tuk driver dropped us off in front of the airport at about 12.30. We made it! Luckily we didn┤t face any other difficulties and took off at 14.00 as scheduled. That was close…next time we won┤t such a good luck :)
The flight was short (1,5 hours) but very pleasant. We were even served food during the flight. ...
... we just sat there watching them work so hard in the baking sun.
After a few hours on the boat enjoying the scenery and looking at local life go on as normal - with women washing clothes in the river, children walking to school and men using the small boats on the river as their means of transport - we stopped and went by foot to a local beach where the fishermen were bringing their fish in from the sea to be auctioned. It was amazing to see ...
... the sea. We still managed to have a good look at the Chinese fishing nets. They are legacy of the 15th century and need at least four men to operate them at high tide. Nowadays they are more efficient as tourist attraction than to fish.
ChloÚ was in the need for some beach action and touristy place. So we spent the week end in Varkala. It took us just over 1h by train to get there. The ride was fine. We had space and could sleep. The ride back in the first Monday ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services