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Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... in! I can safely say that eating sloppy curry with your hands is not my cup of tea! After dinner there is a satsong class for 1.5hrs. Satsong is where you take time to meditate and spend time on your mental well being. We start by walking silently around the room for 30mins - then a 30 minute chant, followed by some more chanting and drums and - then a reading from the ashrams guru yogis - then some more chanting....... This totally threw us out of our comfort zones but we tried ...
... surprise) today we have decided to head to Varkala which is further south! ...we missed the bus because we couldn't wedge ourselves on quick enough so we've had to get a Tuktuk. 85km for £20! He's stopped to pray at a little shrine on the side of the road-that's a new 1. While I remember.. You just can't beat the orange juice out here. It's always freshly squeezed and tastes so gooood. Random note on the side of the road from Police: 'speed thrills but kills' ...
... good 15 minute walk from our hotel , uphill. We found a lovely little restaurant , no one in it so we ate there , we had butter fish , rice and salad , really good and all under £7.00 with drinks. So nice watching the sun setting as the weather cools down.
Its really hot here and quite humid so we haven't actually ventured to the beach , maybe todays the day !
After Martin's tops got ruined by the laundry lady in Palolem , we went to find a tailor to make him some ...
... every five minutes and was going to abide by the rules! She then downloaded Alan Carr’s Easy Way to Stop Smoking and became a happy non-smoker. Hurrah!
While we were there, we really got into the spirit of things. We loved the yoga and became the most bendy we will ever be in our lives. Karma yoga (selfless service) was interesting too. Ruth was assigned food serving and cleaning up in the dining hall and Femmy had toilet cleaning. Femmy discovered that toilet cleaning ...
... corridors running on 4 sides. The pillars of the corridors are in form of beautiful maidens holding diyas in hand (diyas are actually lighted in their hands) and total up to 365 corresponding to the 365 days of the year. Each and every statues of these maidens is unique differing in costumes, faces and hair styles.
When we entered the temple after passing through metal detectors, there was a huge queue along the corridors as the darshan was yet to ...