Orion Beach Resort
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We drove down to Kovalam which took us about 5 hours. We were staying on the beach in a pretty run down hotel and Lipin parked in a car park and slept in his car each night. There is a fairly big community of drivers throughout India, so we felt OK with the fact that Lipin is around familiar social circles each night. Once a calm fishing village, …
... a bunch of trees to mince around in and a near constant stream of tourists they could steal sunglasses from from should the mood take them. Boom. Monkey heaven.
The birds are kept in cages which can't be fun for them. I'm not sure I'd want some of these ****ers wandering around though, they have these vultures the size of large dogs. ...
... then we went spent our afternoon at Trivandrum's zoological gardens. It was at this very zoo that Yann Martel, the author of 'Life of Pi', based his animals on in his famous novel. Although this zoo was probably a bit smellier (make that a lot smellier!) than zoos found in western countries, it was never the less a beautiful zoo with canopies of trees shading the walkways. The park surrounding the zoo houses a number of museums, so we decided to wander through one of the ...
... to complain about and just wanted to leave). It was very nice that people want to keep up the justice system, go them! The end of the story was that the police took our phone number and then we were free to go. He later called and said they worked it out. So everyone happy (we think) but it sure was yet another interesting scooter story.
So, no more India for now. Crazy how fast 3,5 months went by but we have also seen a lot! Next stop Singapore, we'll keep you posted;)
... explain but suddenly, no place to spend the night seems below your normal standard of acceptance in matters that are probably more significant where you came from. You will wear pretty much anything that will cover you if you must be covered, lower your high standards on matter of cleanliness of clothing and neatness of appearance and eat pretty much any food available without question because the food is actually plentiful, tasty and cheap. At one point you will reflect on ...