The Leela Kovalam Beach
Travel Blogs from Kovalam
Flew from Delhi and checked into another Leela hotel at Kovalam Beach in Kerala and it is amazing! Infinity pool looking over the Arabian Sea. The staff are all laid back and the hotel has a private beach. Really amazing place and really relaxing and totally opposite to Delhi. Went to lighthouse beach and it's really picturesque from the archetypal …
... crowded in Kovalam than in Varkala. So, I guess there were fewer people to stare at and we got more attention. It also seems a bit ore expensive (from a travelers point of view) and seems to draw more of an older crowd of travelers than the backpackers in Varkala. They had some cousins, Sandy and Thomas, who came to stay for a few days. They run a journalism school for students post-university. They brought all 20 of their students to Trivandrum for a school trip ...
... them once,due to the whirlwind nature of our romance) and Mum, disoriented and tired was grabbed by Dad and physically turned towards me so she could see me before I was engulfed in hugs and tears by them both. I was so happy to see them and was trying not to cry myself.
After much confusion about where they were staying we finally began settling them into their room, a large place at the top of a hotel building. We were initially impressed with their room. large ...
... your highness."
The temple we were searching for when we got lost is called Janardhana Swami Temple. It is over 2,000 years old. This is the temple that people visit to pray before taking their loved ones' ashes to their final rest in the sea. We will go with Murughan to the temple grounds on our way out of Varkala tomorrow. The grounds feature one of the largest banyan trees in India, so we're prepared to be impressed.
Today was our last morning ...
... fish. Most of the rest is too spicy and I cannot eat very much of it. I have definitely decided that this Kerala food is too spicy for me, and that I do not enjoy it. Which is a first for me, not liking food of some kind. But it’s no wonder, I discover. I apparently am not the only one. As I’m waiting for the boat there is a young Indian couple in Western dress – blue jeans – trying to get them to agree to serve ...
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