Varkala Marine Palace
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... else altogether, with it's stew of languages heard in snippets as you walk it's only street, the Cliff Path. English, French, German, Italian and Russian, lots of Russians. Then there are the Indians - Keralans who speak in their own bubbly language, Hindus from all over, and Kashmiri's who have fled south for the winter to work - these make up the mostly young crowd employed on the precarious tourist fringe, ekking out a living perched on the edge of the ...
... is attached to a parachute. Paragliding is way more fun than walking up 144 steps to the top of a lighthouse. For ₹3500, he'll take you up for 20 to 30 minutes and a few days ago, when the conditions were right and I hadn't overdone the cough syrup and passed out, I met him on the helipad and off we went for a ride over the cliffs.
I've done this once before in Venezuela ...
... act of breathing causes you to lose enough fluid from your pores to raise sea levels to a point that the Maldives islands should probably start ******** themselves. Yeah, I can get on board with this pace of life, where all creatures great and small just get on with ****.
Apart from the ******* mosquitoes anyway. This is what it must feel like to slide down ...
... tons of fun and the food we made was amazing. I just hope I can replicate it somewhat when I get home. We made this especially delicious salsa/chutney from mint and cilantro that wasn't rocket science and I'm quite certain that I will be able to pull it off. The best part of course was the massive pig out and mouthgasm that ensued. Thai is still my fave but Indian has always been a close second. We stayed right near the waterfront/Fort Cochi. It was a good thing we did ...
... getting a feel for what it is like to spend time there. The purpose of being there is to find peace and tranquility. Each guest is required to give back to the community in some way - doing their 'seva', and I was no exception! Helping unload a truck of flyers was my duty for the day (I happened to be walking by) and then I happily volunteered to help some ladies with a book making craft project. Amma, the mother, was away spreading her love somewhere else in the ...