SP Grand Days
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After our Aravind adventure we had just three and a half weeks before we headed home to the UK.. We decided we wanted to pack it full of greenery, sun, sand and relaxation. That started with our trip West to the beautiful Kerala.
Our train ride to Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala, left at an ungodly 5am. However, we'd booked a bed in the carriage ...
... wanted payment. We paid up. I had the feeling that tickets for the Kovalan Policemans Ball were being sold and that we'd just paid for them. once again all the other restaurants had closed.
The next day we moved further down the beach and got a cheaper place. We supported the local restaurants and made a point of leaving before 10pm......everyone else did. The next day, we went back to Trivandrum on the ...
... to let a challenge go by I got stuck in AGAIN
I have no need to repeat the description again, but if you can image, a furnace being lit in your mouth and it burning its way to your stomach, you will have some idea of what it was like
I ate the lot, roti bread, rice and left a clean bowl,
I was asked if I wanted more, I had to say no, I couldn’t go through that again, I said I was full and that one bowl was enough for me
... and why not?
The internet has died here, but I have been promised a free night if it isn’t back on soon, can’t argue with that, he must be pretty confident it will be back on
I went to the cliffs to get something to eat, I met up with the people I met at the Shiva, they are still going, but so far they haven’t got any tickets booked, they will be ‘winging it’ and see if they end up where they need to be
... 8211; quite literally, he had deep open wounds on his feet and toes, but that of course is all part of the experience, and why should he sacrifice precious water time, when his feet were bleeding and weeping, desperate for a respite from this torture.
We quickly settled into a daily routine of breakfast, massage (*giggle*)/beach, lunch, coffee, beach, dinner...and for 4 days, we just rinsed and repeated the whole process over and over again! Bliss!! But ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSP Grand Days Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Stayed in SP Grand for 2 days in Jan 2012. Ambience is good and must mention the welcome drink which was exotic.
Room was good but showers need some work done. Personally didnt face any major issue, however my parents room had problem with drainage and had to call the maintainence guys twice.
Food is strictly OK..dont try the crossaints and unfortuanately idli also
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