Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam
Travel Blogs from Kovalam
... process in India!). Seriously, some of the nicest and most generous people I have ever met! We didn't do a whole lot while we were there, mostly just luxuriated in their hospitality. We went on a tour of a school for children with special needs. They took us out for a Keralan thali, which seemed to be similar to other thalis we have had, although it was served on banana leaves and had more things to eat. Quite tasty. And not everything was spicy! We went ...
... in Kerela. According to the information we were told by the little kids at the school we visited, the practitioners use herbs gathered from the area to make natural medicines as well as oil massage treatments focussed on blood flow and balance. For some time, Mum and Dad had been visiting a New Zealand based practitioner and through him they had arranged a two week holiday in Kovalam.
Time slipped by us and all the sunny days of lying in loungers and playing in ...
... are set up on the cliff face, along with numerous shops selling backpacker essentials (toilet paper always taking front stage on the store displays), clothing, and art. Near the south, where we are located, things spread out, and hassles disappear.
Can’t say that we did much after we arrived. Took a walk. Watched the surf. Played some games. Ate some dinner. Rested. It’s been nice.
Pictures to come soon!
... He hesitates, twitching. I know he wants to take it, but is conflicted. I am hoping it will help. After a pregnant pause of a couple minutes he hastily grabs the money and stuffs it in his shirt pocket. Before he could stop himself, it seems. I am glad that he did – for both our sakes.
The houseboat takes off about 2:15 p.m. The name of the boat is the Mystic Shore. It is only me, the driver of the boat and the cook. While ...
I spent Friday evening without my partner (due to the obligatory but
luckily mild stomach upset) during which I enjoyed traditional Indian
music (just a tabla and an open tuned voilin) and went off to a locals
house with my Ukranian friends to play music. It was quite an
adventure winding my way through the back streets of Varkala to find a
rather large house set back in the suburb where a international
mixture of travelers were hanging out. Conscious ...
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