Meenachi Bhavan

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India | Hotel
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A Good Tip - Kanyakumari

A travel blog entry by lou_shaff

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... did wander in stary eyed and quietly fascinated, taking in all the detail.

However Shaff was scared for an entirely different reason. To his horror he was asked to take his shirt off which is the custom when you enter some Hindu temples. He noted that after 3 months of ghee laden Thalis he was no longer at his ‘physical peak’ and may struggle to suck in all his bellys for the entire visit!

Tourists are asked to pay a priest Rs100 ...

At The Edge of Ourselves

A travel blog entry by wandertrust

1

... doing his best to convey the meaning of his words. “You understand?!”



I couldn’t help but laugh, and I spent the majority of the mini-‘tour’ doing what I could to hide my face. It was hard for me to believe that this man’s attitude was genuine. How could anyone be such a blatantly forward person and not understand the social cues they were trampling on?



As we reached the top it was too much. He ...

Time for a beer

A travel blog entry by simonchegwyn

2
10

... com/hubb/t he-hubb-pub/a-travellers-observations-7 2555. So with more enthusiasm than skill I headed out onto the sand. The fully laden impulse appeared to dislike this new riding surface and repeatedly shaked her head in disbelief whilst all the stupid rider could do was laugh out loud. I was loaded up with all my luggage and didn't really have enough power but once out there commitment to the cause was everything. I have never worked ...

Kanyakumari

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna

7

... seller) while taking in the view to the East. Here, around 400m offshore lies Vivekananda Memorial for the 'Wandering Monk' who developed a synthesis between Hinduism and concepts of social justice, and spread his message across India. Adjacent to this memorial is a huge statue on a smaller island, known as India's 'Statue of Liberty.' Built by over 500 sculptors, the statue depicts Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar, and stands at 133 feet high to honour his 133 chapter work, ...

Two Gonks, One Class

A travel blog entry by jhalpin14

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... to make sure it sounds right, but I imagine Shakespeare and Dickens weren't afflicted with having to speed-write between powercuts, so hopefully if I do make any mistakes, I will locate them to satiate the grammatically-conscious amongst you.
Right, so a quick update to let you all know what Jason and I have been up to. Those of you that read Jason's blog will be aware that we have now, predictably, irritated all of the other volunteers to the point that ...

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