Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... gear and walked around this little slice of heaven. Coffee shops, fresh juice stalls and plenty of patio restaurants dotted the cliff edge with this amazing view and breeze. We settled in for a cold beer and delicious lunch and all cheers'd with huge smiles and school girl giggles. For the next two days we literally soaked in the sun while lying on our new beach blankets and eating fresh fruit from the cutest old lady that sang as she cut into our watermelon, pineapple ...
... to the bus depot to find a bus that would take us to the correct destination. As we arrived to the depot, we saw a rare beast....a bus with windows. The futuristic vehicle was about to depart with the reader sign blinking 'Varkala beach'. We looked to each other and with reciprocal approving nods, Cameron stopped the bus just as the wheels were making their first rotation out. We jumped on as though we were Jason Bourne trying to ...
... of well being, tranquility. Harmony and balance is achieved through a life in conformity with the laws of nature." To help me achieve this I was given a programme. Yoga, meditation, herbal medicine and treatments together with an appropriate diet. The treatment given to me was called regenerative therapy with Sirodhana. I was collected and taken to a dark room lit by burning fragrant oil and incense and told to undress and sit on a stool. It is ...
... odd intervals, not very spectacular and not the 5 hours we were promised (I thought 5 hours was expecting too much)
We passed lots of coloured lights and lights in trees, I saw a tree with lots of fluorescent tubes in it, they looked like they were growing from it
Some of these floats are quite tall and most of the cables strung across the road very low, it was quite a performance getting under them, sticks and poles seemed to be the tools of ...
... for all their life this was a shock for them! They then showed me the tricks to recognising a genuine Indian 500R note. The note has sections that are shiny, has an image of Ghandi that can only be seen when held up to the light, has special letters written in the margin that is only visible in the light and has the value of the note written on the edge that is only visible at a particular angle. Also, I finally learnt what the range of symbols on the edge of the note means - due to ...
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