Maharaju Palace

Address: Kovalam, Kerala, India | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Kovalam

    Kovalam..time for a dip

    A travel blog entry by rubeshoops on Apr 09, 2015

    ... to clamber up and down some decaying cliff top steps. And we enjoyed some more bodyboarding and sun soaking. The beaches here are lovely and more coved, meaning the water was more clear without the sand being chucked up as much as in the other places. With a beautiful lighthouse at the end of the beach it made for picture postcard type material.

    The food here was expensive, though we managed to save a small fortune by getting beer from the ...

    Main attraction at the Zoo

    A travel blog entry by jessicaalice on Sep 24, 2014

    3 photos

    ... worked out pretty well for the state as it has the best statistics for literacy rates, as well as a life expectancy that is ten years above the rest of India, sitting at 73. The city is home to the Zoological Gardens, where Yann Martel based the creatures from "Life of Pi" on. So what with it being quite early still, we headed out to get some breakfast and chai. We had Massala Dosa, a lentil flour type pancake filled with spicy potato. We then walked, what ...

    Calm Kovalam

    A travel blog entry by brodie.selby on Feb 02, 2014

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... up early, doing lap after lap of the 800m long beach in their tight speedo's and ridiculously tanned bodies. Very few younger travelers make the journey to peaceful Kovalam.

    Within my first 20 steps along the white sandy beaches of Kovalam, I had already met my first friend of the trip. Her name was Tahir, she was 22, and from Israel. And what an amazing, interesting person she was! In Israel, it is compulsary for women to do 2 years of service ...

    My Moment of Silence

    A travel blog entry by wandertrust on Jan 30, 2014

    ... of far off lands and a few blog entries.

    That didn’t get me very far. A broken relationship, a botched transfer, and a series of housing screw ups showed me that, by focusing on the badge yet attained, I was missing the bliss of the present moment. Tired, distraught, with an internal monologue begging I let the universe guide me, I returned home, finally without a plan. “I will do what I need to survive” I decided. And I ...

    The dinner from HELL and a drive in the Ambassador

    A travel blog entry by derrick241 on Apr 03, 2013

    5 comments, 17 photos

    ... hotter and hotter with each mouthful, I had no idea what it tasted like, my taste buds had been killed off, I wasn’t even sure if my lips closed while I was eating it, I ate some rice, my mouth cooled instantly, feeling returned to my mouth, lips, my tongue started to move again, my tee shirt felt as if I had worn it under a shower, it just hung off me, I looked at my bowl, I had eaten half of it, I still had the rest to go of this meal straight from a furnace, well ...