Karthika Plaza Tourist Resort
Travel Blogs from Varkala
... when two polite Indian teenage boys came and said hi. They had only said one sentence to us then casually asked whether we had Facebook but we told them we weren't in to social media. The two boys were joined by some friends, one of which thought it would be funny to shout "thief, thief, don't trust him he will steal your purse, phone". We just laughed it off and told them we were going to go back to sleep. 15 mins later they were back and this time one of them ...
... which is a bit quieter, but there were still plenty of tourists to watch from our varandah. Bamboo village is quite picturesque and I think we will appear on quite a few holiday photos, as loads of people stopped to photograph the resort.
Varkala is shopping heaven, if you want to buy Tibetan and north Indian goods at a high price, bulk as you haggle properly. This place can lull you into a very lazy state. Everyone speaks English, you can get Indian, Chinese and Italian ...
... name as we waited 2 hours for a train that didn't seem to exist we was actually pretty up beat prob just glad to be out of the Olivia. After asking for info 3 times finally got a straight answer we could get any train! So we got one 30 mins later arrived in varkala, jumped in a cab worrying what we was going to be dropped off at. Heavenly breeze ...
After nearly three weeks of fascinating but intense and sometimes difficult travel we have been greatful for a few days of R&R at a lovely guesthouse a 10 minute walk from the "old" and "new" beaches of Varkala in Kerala.
One of the best things about Varkala is Debra, our host. A Chigagoan who has lived in India for six years and London for 15 years before that, she has an incredible life story. Massage therapist to the stars of Rock and Roll! She ...
... an illness and killing whatever is harming the body. In Ayurveda medicine, one must maintain an entirely vegetarian diet for said optimum health, certain foods are prescribed to maintain a balance of health in one’s body. Massage has a large part as well. 70% of what our skin is exposed to enters our bodies, as our skin is a semi-permeable membrane. In Ayurveda specific plant infused oils are liberally applied to the skin ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services