Hotel Parvathi Residency
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... East bound train. Everything was in its right place; each moment was flowing along without resistance or affirmation. It was all just moving, our own role summed up in our floating along with the tides. Our destination was the Southern tip, the end of the world, the edge of the Indian subcontinent. Kanyikumari.
Crossing the state border, it’s easy to see that the difference between Tamil Nadu and Kerala is stark. Even lying on a set of metal bars some 18 ...
... Bengal on the East.
As well as Lands end as it were, there is; a memorial to Ghandi. 400 m out to sea is a rock where the famous Hindu apostle Swami Vivekananda meditated from 25-27 December 1892. Also on an island just of Coast is a a huge statue of the ancient Tamil Nadu poet Thiruvalluvar. This statue stands 133ft tall (in honour of his 133 chapter work Thirukural) and had more than 5000 sculptors work on it. It was erected in 2000 so is ...
... and the process from net to sale going on with all the locals, including a number of guys even preparing the fish for those too lazy to do so at home.
I enjoyed this local experience for a while before having a quick breakfast. This was then followed by a slow departure whilst I attempted to pack whilst making the most of the film channel. Eventually I tore myself away from the rubbish film I was watching to make my way back up the coast towards Goa.
... cloth wrapped round, he adjusted it to change it from ankle length to knee length and sat cross legged on the seat. Many of the men in this area wear these white knee length table clothes tied at the front, not sure what they are called it made sense for the fisherman as they were wading through water. Gradually more and more people got on and we finally set off a few minutes late. I had a list of the stations, the name ...
... out at sea, got shouted at by an old Indian man, walked into an outdoor courtyard/toilet narrowly avoiding having my shoes urinated on and spent about an hour trying to locate some sun cream. We also visited Tirunelveli, the district capital where I went on a particularly mental shopping spree and spent a mammoth £18 on food and gifts. We also joined our class on a school trip to a bird sanctuary which was notable for having absolutely no birds. There was however a TV crew ...