Keys Hotel Thiruvananthapuram
Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... we were surrounded by beautiful countryside – padi fields, palm trees and greenery as far as the eye could see. Lush.
Trivandrum itself was a very pleasant if quiet town, the highlight being our trip to the local open-air Zoo. Lions, tigers, hippos, zebras, monkey, crocodiles and the like all very nicely laid out and well proportioned. The ...
... and yanked in entertaining ways to manually start. With the mini train ride a little man had to occasionally run ahead of the train applying oil to the tracks with a little brush to help it along and then leap out of the way of the trundling train at the last minute.
What we didn’t realise when we decided to go to Trivandrum was that it was the weekend of the Hindu festival, a Pongola, where women from all over South India descended upon the city to take part in the ...
... and had a great day, it was pouring with rain and we just said take us to a palace. It was a great ride, total chaos, floods, the lot. We got dropped off at an impressive temple and took shelter from the rain. the rain wouldnt stop, so in the end we took our shoes off and went to go in the temple.The nice man with the machine Gun told us they werent serving heathens today and so we headed off to another part of the ...
... deal of nothing
It has finally arrived, the final day of the festival; all week there had been bangs and crashes from there, fireworks being set off (and of course thunder and lightning, but no rain)
The place I am staying at has 4 floats in the parade and a set of drummers, most of the guests here have chipped in a few quid to help sponsor the event
... and he fusses around me, I think he said his name is Amot
It’s another hot humid day here, but I’m not complaining, it’s worse back home so I have been told
Looks like I will have to shave myself here, they don’t have any barbers here, it’s a luxury I have grown to really enjoy, having someone else give me a shave and head massage
Spent the afternoon on the cliff tops, watch sea eagles ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services