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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... weeks now !! I thought the driver was totally crazy ...but nah ..?Just how you do it to get by here ...other wise you'd be sitting behind trafic allllll day .. Of all the beaches in India we are back at Kovalam beach where I just came from ...oh well not complaining, it's a great beach. Rock up in the bus to this car park at the northern end of the beach ...the rubbish is hideous, disgusting ... And today is Sunday and long weekend and school hols have started ... So there is half ...
... away.... Lesson learned about the trains... In preparation for the worse I inquired about a private bus which would leave next day 5pm.... So next day I booked it and caught the bus.... 19 hours overnight bus, 6 hour train followed by 1 hour bus to the ashram.... Shattered!! Arrived at the ashram a day late but it wasn't a problem... But it was busy, I had no idea, must have been almost 400 there, 50/50 split foreigners and Indians... Most doing the yoga ...
... means knowledge and life extension while yoga is for union of body and mind. After detoxification (now I am at the last and tenth day of first part, and tomorrow comes the purge to eliminate all remaining toxins concentrated in the belly) then comes the beauty care with other massages and saunas to restore tone and body beauty, specially for the face .This second part takes further ten days to the completion of ...
... dancing we had seen. The dancers wore bright, bold face paint and costumes, each depicting a different character. The first hour of the show we sat in awkward silence watching the dancers apply their makeup, using paints that are made up of natural pigments. The second hour was divided into two halves. The first half saw a host explain each of the key emotions, and the actor portrayed them using facial expressions and hand gestures. The second half saw two dancers act out ...
While at the surf shop I noticed a posting for a daytrip the following day to a temple festival somewhere in the countryside near Varkala. The surf shop dudes highly recommended going, so I planned for it. The temple procession was very entertaining and one of my favorite experiences in India. I've dedicated the blog entry that follows this one to ...