Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Swimming pool
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... and say hello. Some still wave toward their shop as if I've seen it for the first time and others simply smile. I find it's easier and more beneficial to say 'hello' than react in any other way.
I bought a cheap sarong from one of the street venders. He swore blind it was high quality silk - it looked like it came from a Tesco's Christmas cracker. I realise sometimes it would be so easy to walk around with a look of thunder on your face telling ...
... our egg consumption as Pete warned us we could become "egg-bound" if we ate too many! Huge thanks go to Mummy and Daddy Roberts for providing this little treat for us!! We said a sad goodbye to our new northern friends and headed to a homestay set along one of the backwater canals. Together with our 20kg bags, all four of us piled into one canoe to cross the river and reach Green Palm Homes. We were greeted by Matthew, an Indian who spoke English with a strong German ...
... and milk tea. When we reached the lighthouse and turned the corner to the beach, the India we knew vanished and we were greeted with an umbrella-filled beach, more westerners than we've seen since leaving Australia and a garbage-free little street lined with western style restaurants, gift shops and signs in English. The beach was filled with westerners in lounge chairs shaded by the comfort of umbrellas and Indian men walking the full length of the ...
... on though! Loriel says I am the opposite of OCD but India certainly puts that theory to the test. Unfortunately the smell of urine is everywhere in the cities and even makes my strong stomach gag. The most testing was when I stepped in fresh urine, barefoot, in a temple museum. My charades at trying to explain what I did and where to find a water tap was definitely entertaining (how do you act out a man ******* in a ladylike manner??) But the best bit was ...
... Greek. jay got up early for a surf lesson, she lasted 5 minutes in the water before the surf board smacked her in the face and she had to be taken off to hospital for stitches. she still managed to pull an Australian man even with her big pink Bruce forsyth ...