Vijaya Palace

Chavara,Near, Kollam, Kerala, 691583, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $22.00
 

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

... Keralan music , just as we went to applaud them the song carried on , it got confusing as to where one ended and the other began. They were really in the zone and seemed to be enjoying the music far more than the guests here. Everyone kept glancing at each other with a confused look on their faces ' Is this it , is this the LIVE MUSIC ? ' everyone seemed to be saying and we were certainly thinking that.

During the performance our meal was served , good food , ...

"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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