Raja Hotel

ITDC-Beach Road, Kovalam, Kerala, 695527, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kovalam

Calm Kovalam

A travel blog entry by brodie.selby


... the rope to the middle of the beach, where now both 'teams' of men were standing only about 10 meters apart. As the net got closer and closer to coming in, they were growing excited, chanting loudly and pulling much harder. I was half expecting a whale to be brought in with the amount of force they were putting in to each pull. Finally the men brought the net in, and by this stage, a crowd had gathered. As they brought the net on to the sand I could not ...

Kovolam, Kerala

A travel blog entry by eleanor.camilla


After some trouble over catching our flight to Trivandrum we arrived in Kovalum Friday afternoon (1st March). We have since spent three wonderfully relaxing days by the beach, sunbathing, reading and swimming in the sea. Kovolam is a beautiful fishing town but is becoming more touristy. This suited us quite well as it meant swimming in bikinis was possible and sun beds with an umbrella ...

Basic Grassroots Movement

A travel blog entry by sean_emily


... he was marching around the temple almost in an uncontrollable sort of rage. As quickly as he seemed to become entranced the deity had left his body and the high energy drumming came to a climactic end. It all seemed a bit confusing and very intense.

All in all we did have a very nice stay in Neyyar Dam. Most of our days were spent teaching at St. Joseph’s, evenings spent at the lake, and our weekends free to explore. Before coming to BGM we ...

Culture shock!

A travel blog entry by cultureshockers


We landed in Trivandrum where the sun shines brightest. It wasn't too hot but, damn, it's humid! First stop, go find Lawrence. Where exactly? We'll have to find out! He's somewhere at Kovalam which is a good 10 minute drive away from the airport. We got to see the villages a bit, It's beautiful! The people here drive like they're on some sort of crazy mission. No traffic lights, just honk to let each other know they're about to turn. Animals ...

Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple

A travel blog entry by vidsati


Known for its ancient historic value and the heritage it carries, this temple is situated at East fort.
Something peculiar about this temple and may be many others in Kerala is that you cannot pay a visit in any wear but traditional indian saree for ladies and veshti for gents is a must for entry.

As a tourist, I had no clue about this, neither is that displayed anywhere close to the temple. I had to return back on knowing ...

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This hotel, located on ITDC-Beach Road, Kovalam, is near Lighthouse Beach, Museum Complex, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, and Mahatma Gandhi Road.
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