SP Grand Days
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Had an early breakfast as we were to visit the "Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple" which has recently been in the limelight due to the discovery of vast temple treasures making it the supposedly the richest temples in the world. However due to this reason, there has been a steep increase in the security as well as in the number of tourists visiting the …
... looked pretty impressive too, all in white (not that we were allowed inside – Hindus only here) and we had a great tour around an old wooden Raj palace which was beautiful even if only a quarter of the rooms were currently open to the public. The real adventure and beauty of Kerala though was to be found in the famous backwaters – our next ...
The former District head nurse of Kerala and her ex CEO husband got off on the last stop before before Trivandrum and Vindeep as usual was the perfect gentleman, he helped them with their bags and made sure they were all sorted, we said goodbye to them and they also wished us a safe journey. I'm afraid I hadn't made much of an impression with them as I'd become quite withdrawn and at times bitter about this ride. The last ...
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It is sort of a cross between the Easter parade and the Notting Hill Carnival, the atmosphere is quite happy and jovial, so we set off to the temple, there were 4 Germans who got in the first Tuk tuk, then myself and another English couple got in the other one (we had done our 'donation’ earlier, the Germans didn’t seem to like the idea of giving away money, but we quite happy to enjoy the spectacle ...
... being mobbed by crows, quite spectacular, I’m taking my big camera next time
The internet is still down here, so I got a free night, that was good of the bloke, but it means there will be no blog until it is back up, or I go to the restaurant in the morning, but I am having a leg, Achilles tendon massage, so maybe after that
Off for a warm shower now, I am feeling very sticky at the moments, so I am going to make full use of my ...
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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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