The Muthoot Plaza
Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Vautier stayed here on Feb 3, 2011 during their trip titled: Vautier Thomsen escape to the sun.
... of seafood and had G&Ts every night watching the sunset. India is very cheap a big platter of 8 tiger prawns marinaded in garlic, butter, coriander and green chilli is only £4! Although I am probably at a near all time financial low I have felt like a King here. I am now on my way back to Kochi which is a four train journey away - the 'sleeper class' ticket cost me 110 rupees... £1! Will be staying in a backpackers tonight and ...
... s name seems to suit the Indian people but "Cameron" is new to them. We were announced by the head Mother at assembly where I was christened "Came". Religion is large here with Christianity ruling the roost. Even the kids were interested in if we believed in God. They were also interested in our fathers, mothers and siblings names. One kid even asked me what my aspirations were in life....he must have been all of ...
... the past 20 years. Chatting to our new friends soon passed the time and before long it was soon time to call it quits. Usually we would have an afternoon full of classes, but the afternoon schedule has been cancelled so all the students can take part in the local festival celebrating Christmas in Kerala called Onam. We are picked up by a truck and all piled into the back and driven down to the local town. It's a sensory explosion, drumming and singing, and tooting of cars and ...
... up for it though, red cliffs with a huge golden beach, we arrived just in time to watch the sunset and have a paddle before getting some dinner. All the restaurants are perched on the cliff top and look out over the sea - so peaceful and there are loads of eagles flying around! There are no Seagulls here only SeaEagles and at night time the huge shapes in the sky aren't the eages but massive Fruitbats!
Today we have had a beach day ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service