Vijaya Palace

Chavara,Near, Kollam, Kerala, 691583, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kollam

Kollam, Kerala, India

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

7

... a large wooden canoe by a softly spoken local who punted us around the backwaters. The backwaters are lined with palm trees and a lot of birdlife. We saw countless kingfisher birds and a lot more sea eagles (which we found out are holy birds for Hindu people). Again, the most enjoyable part of the trip was getting away from the chaos of the Indian ...

Alleppey to Kollam

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna

5

To get from Alleppey to Kollam (previously known as Quilon - we haven't yet worked out why some places have taken to their new names while others haven't, although it's understandable why the Keralan capital Thiruvanandrapuram is still referred to as Trivandrum) we decided to take the tourist boat, which makes the 90km journey through the backwaters over a leisurely 8 hours. After checking out of The Dream Nest we made our way to the boat jetty and bought our tickets for ...

Road to Quilon/Kollam: & lesson on Hinduism

A travel blog entry by liz_turner

9

... again we were a source of interest to the locals. The people on the beach were locals there, not tourists, but it was great to see whole families out together, many generations . Teenagers, boys and girls just hanging our together, enjoying the simple things in life. Next we tried to get 2 tuktuks to get us back, a slight language barrier mixed with my inability to read the name of the hotel, but got back safely before dinner in the ...

Christmas Capers in Kerala!

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41

4
12

... and 3 ladies from Finland , they all were seated on the table further away from the stage and there was a little lonely table for 2 left by the front , right by the speakers. We sat there waiting for the music to begin.........
There were 3 men one with a Tabla ( drum) the other with a violin ( played with it resting on his feet) and the 3rd playing what sounded like a kazoo but was actually a Jews Harp ( I was later informed !)

They started with a few ...

"It's like a jungle sometimes..."

A travel blog entry by hugh.asia.trip

27

... and witness everyday life going on in the village on either side. Smoke rises from an outdoor stove, while a group of children are sitting on plastic chairs playing cards.

See the dense foliage reflected beautifully in the muddy water below.

Birds singing, kingfishers flapping about, look - there's one in the trees above, and now she's perched on the edge of that boat, bright blue feathers gleaming in the sun.

People ...

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