Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... turns out to be Welsh and is cabin crew for Monarch. And very very gay. Just what was needed to brighten up another long journey. After a quick chat of which I got to say 1 word to Grants 81 words we worked out that we were both heading for resorts next to each other on the South coast of Sri Lanka and therefore we'd travel down together. We were already on the same flight and so decided we'd get a bus from the airport to the Capital Colombo, a train to the ...
... no power steering, but we managed it, and soon we were bumping along the alley way, I am really glad I know how to use a crash gear box, but even so this car has seen better years, it is 27 years old though and it looks like they were rough ones, the mileage has gone round the clock a few times, the engine/gearbox is original and it chugs along like it’s going to keel over and die, the engine growls way, it’s a diesel and it sounds like it
We went down ...
... a day or so I got my bearings and went to find out what there was here
There are lots of good looking restaurants, offering all kinds of food, so I picked one, ordered a Thai green curry, it was pretty good, so after that it was a walk along the cliff edge, the sea crashing below, I found the beach, it’s quite a climb down (and up) but it looked pretty good with plenty of people on there, I didn’t go down, I was hot and sweaty enough as it was, so ...
After a nice stop in Kochi, we headed on the train for four hours down the coast to Varkala. It has a reputation a bit like Goa's, of being a beach haven filled with foreign tourists. Well, it was certainly built around the tourist trade. Pretty much all of the cliff top is covered by cafes or shops. This is only broken when the beach stops and then picks up again at the next one along. There are ...
... that there was finally time to relax so we read our books down by the river, but at 3.30pm we were back into yoga again, for a scary 2.5 hours. By this time I was very hot from the day and aching from the morning class and it was a very full on class (with about 30 salutations to the sun if you are familiar with them!) so by the end I just felt like a bag of potatoes that had been thrown around the room all afternoon. Dinner was at 6pm and then we were expected to go to ...