The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala

Near Government Guest House, Varkala, Kerala, 695 141, India | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Varkala

Kochi, Alleppey & Varkala

A travel blog entry by haukimn

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After a stunning train ride through miles of tropical blue sea and coconut trees I reached the shores of Kochi (Kerala state) at 5pm on 21st December after a pretty standard 20+ hour trip. As usual, my ticket ended up being to the most obscure station furthest out of town or the one not mentioned in the guide books but after a rickshaw ride which …

At the Taj in Varkala

A travel blog entry by hamiltonfamily

11

We couldn't decide what to do after the house boating. We have lots of things we would like to do in Rajisthan  and there abouts - Agra, Jodphur, Jaipauir, Uaidipur, Varanasi etc, but it is now heading up to 40 degrees there. We are melting here at 35 degrees with 95% humidity so we know it is unrealistic to think we can trapse around looking at …

Varkala Beach

A travel blog entry by lajsoper

7

... blue swimmer crabs,which are sold at the numerous restaurants to the tourists for dinner. The older fishermen use the same long boats, but fish off the shore, in big groups about 20 using such fine fishing nets that even tiny 5cm long fish are caught. Each haul brings in about 5-10kg of fish ranging in size from 5cm to 30cm. The fish are divided up between the group, and they take some home and go from house to house selling the remainder. ...

Letting the train take the strain...to Varkala

A travel blog entry by dow

5

... temples, schools and dozens of little kiosk shops. When I was a child, there was almost a corner shop on every street corner (slight exaggeration) and here they are even more regular, there could easily be four or five within a 2 minute walk. Small kiosks, with fresh bananas hanging outside, packets of biscuits, strings of sachets, hanging like Xmas decorations which are still up at easter. You can buy shampoo, conditioner, washing powder and even lime ...

The red cliffs of Varkala

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

2
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We decided only to stay a couple of days in Varkala, because we're heading back to Kochi (to the Fort Abode Hotel, with posh swimming pool!), then on to Munnar for a 3-day trip to the tea plantations and hilltop station. So we booked our train ticket back to Kochi for 15 November. This gave us one full day in Varkala, which we spent by having a lie-in, late breakfast, then heading off (with our backpacks, in the sweltering heat!) down to ...

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