Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... made of some leaves stuffed In a mattress, stains on all the sheets, cockroaches cruising around the room and right behind where the band in the pub played. It felt like I was sleeping in the drum of the band - but hey what do you expect for £2 a night all worth the experience. Makes me appreciate the basics in life... A toilet roll, a pillow and a mattress! Had an awesome time spent most of my days on the beach, hired a surf board a few times, ...
... caught the bus to school when I was young but I can now imagine the agony that kids face when no one sits next to them. It must have been 6 stops before I was finally given respite from my feelings of being outcasted...I turned to Maya and gave a little fist pump at my excitement. The bus pulled into Saint Josephine's which caters for around four hundred students and we were greeted by four sisters and around 8 ...
... there an extra 30 minutes before it starts! As we don't need to do our chores until later - we are quickly asked of we could help scrub the mould off the temple walls - hummmmmm not sure this is what I signed up for! We get chatting to two of the other newbies scrubbing mould to pass the time. Glina - an Irish solicitor who has just graduated and is visiting friends in India, and a lady called Nova - who just retired from the US military and has been to every battle zone and ...
... next station. The trains are basic but the breeze through the windows was amazing. Our second train wasn't quite so peaceful - was absolutely rammed but we managed to squeeze on a seat. It was so so hot and we were getting a little tired and hungry by the time we arrived in Varkala especially as when went to get changed Laura found 15 mosquito bites on her legs - a mosquito must have got inside her MC Hammer trousers!
... one night in our room ! I lived to tell the tale ! Plus our laundry lady Maria made a huge cock up with Martin's white washing , which she put into the machine with his dark green trousers ! ALL of his tops are now stained green with dark green spodges plus my lovely white shorts are now a dirty grey colour. Maria was not having any of the responsibility and blamed Martin for not telling her his trousers ran ! We both said ' No one puts whites and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center