Varkala Marine Palace
Travel Blogs from Varkala
... accent you can imagine!) After a hilarious round of 'The Hat Game' we introduced them to racing demons and they even decided to add their own rules...a risky move when playing with a member of the Roberts family. Each player had to shut their eyes and sit on their hands whilst one player hid everyone else's cards, creating a manic start to the game as everyone had to locate their pack before being able to begin! Ever since our breakfast with them the next morning we have had ...
... exercise and as such is good for you. Robert (who we will meet later) does yoga in the evenings with this exact attitude. To be unfair: the various poses of yoga are actually steeped more in mysticism than more modern approaches that utilise even a basic understanding of modern biomechanics. There are more efficient exercises that don't require an overtly “spiritual” cult to maintain it.
It's the Ayurvedic healing that has me ...
... we know it will be here. The cliff edge is home to numerous clothes stall, restaurants,hotels, massage parlours and touristy tat as I like to call it! Whilst strolling along the cliff top its not unusual to hear 'come see my shop, looking is free Sir'. Despite its backpacker vibe, Varkala is essentially a temple town and the main Papanasham beach is aholy place where Hindus come to make offerings for passed loved ones. We didn't have time to go to the ...
... a walk along the beach and tried a different restaurant. After ten minutes of listening to "knowing me, knowing you" and "thank you for the music" and reading a Swedish menu we soon realised that the restaurant was actually called Abba.....oh no, a whole meal of having to listening to ...
... t seem to be a measure. You know sometimes when you have a cocktail you wonder if there is any booze in it, not these absolutely spot on. Of course when the bill comes it's full price. Get the head waggle when you point it, and the bill gets modified. Back on the bike, wash and brush up, back to our restaurant for Tandoori chicken. We mention that they are the most expensive on the beach, so they chuck in some free chips and salad. Looked like we got more than half a chicken as ...
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