Travel Blogs from Varkala
I had approximately 10 days before the Yoga Teacher Training Course started on Dec 11. During this time I met Nataliya who happens to share the same birthday as me. She was in Agonda taking a few days break from where she currently resides in Varkala, another beautiful beach destination in the Southern state of Kerala. Varkala reminds me a tad of …
Happy New Year!!
Hope the new years resolutions have almost been forgotten and the snow has melted!
I am well and truly settled into my new home down south and have fallen head over heels in love with Kerala.
My 17 hour train journey from Bangalore to Kerala's capital Trivandrum wasn't as bad as i thought it might be. I …
We finally remembered to take a picture of the Ambassador, India's classic taxi written about in all the books taking place in here. (For you Jacquie, now I will work on filming head bobbing or perhaps demoing it when we get back.) The Ambassador dropped us off at the train station so we could travel south to more beaches at Varkala. Nothing much …
... t stand up to our Australian standards, so we gave it a miss.
The beach is a working one in that the fishermen bring their boats in and deposit their loads, so there is always something going on. Because of the high waves during the monsoon season, they have had to build a wall constructed with thousands of concrete bags filled with sand, and in various stages of disentegration, to ...
... everyone threw themselves
Ves at the train doors. We got on ok, with our rucksacks trundlind down the aisle looking for seats. The area with Europeans in had a spare seat, which they guarded jealously, so we ended up at the end of the car. I got bossy, as I could see Jim's back was hurting, told him to grab a seat anywhere, that I would stay with the bags and sit on the train step. I actually love traveling like this, can you imagine in Britain... ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSignature Residence Varkala
Signature offered me a free standing bungalow. It is clean and quiet but sits a few blocks walk from the main strip. If it hadn't rained it would be fine, but I struggled walking through the puddles each night to make my way home in the dark.
They have wifi but only in the main building with no common area to sit. Price was competitive but I would prefer to stay on the strip next time.
Like most places there is no hot water but they provided a bucket upon request.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.