Vivanta by Taj - Trivandrum
Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... of Galle and then buses to where we needed to go from there. After so much travelling alone it was nice to have a companion and especially one who did all the talking and was a constant source of entertainment, in that endearing and harmless way that short, camp, Welsh flight attendants with a dry sense of humour can be. I later found out his name was actually Geraint but had changed it, even better when I got an email from him a few days later he signed it ...
... them, they weren’t moving on the price, but he got a bargain on the fish, big shiny things, there must have been at least 3 kilos there, and he paid 100 rupees and would make a lot of fish curries
We set off back to the hostel, Santeesh was arguing with the driver about the fare price, and it got rather heated, the driver even stopped at one point, I just looked on, the driver wanted 500, Satheesh said 250, considering we had been out for hours and ...
... 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 ...
... see who would sort out this mess of 9 people to 8 beds...not only that, but 6 people each trying to make their beds in a tiny confined space was quite a challenge! Sean and I had been assigned the bottom and middle bunk but one of the elderly ladies had the top bunk, so Sean switched with her and soon we were all fighting for the minuscule amount of available space to create a somewhat comfortable sleeping environment! While Sean and I, as well as the 2 elderly ...
... soulfully at Inga and said, "Your mouth says the words, but your heart feels differently." That was so touching, and deepened our relationship with him. He's made this trip the glory it is, arranging hotel rooms, excursions, and activities for us, always getting us a good deal. Although we feel quite bourgeois about having a chauffeur driven car, he really gets that we are not wealthy and that we want to experience ...
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