Karthika Plaza Tourist Resort
Travel Blogs from Varkala
... dosai and oothapam next door.
After packing up and dodging tip demanding “cleaning” staff (they never once went into our room) we walked to the bus stop. Some confusion later placed us on a bus back to Nagercoil. Here we transferred to a bus bound for Trivandrum. Here we transferred to a bus bound for Varkala. Each step was reasonably simple, but we still ended up wishing we had taken the train. It would have been cheaper, faster and less ...
... it or the free roaming cows/stray dogs come by and have their fill on it. Cows are one of the many worshiped Gods here in India and therefor not eaten or harmed except when getting hissed at to get out of the way of traffic. I find it ironic that plenty of cows roam in such a poverty stricken country and are fed the trash. We reach Varkala, a little town nestled up close to the water, hung atop the cliffs edge ...
Louise, mum and I sat down to eat our last dinner together at Clafouti which we knew had kick **** seafood and had it on good authority that their curry was just as good. We set about selecting what I would consider a moderately greedy order. The waiter seemed a little tense as our requests kept coming. On completion he raised his eyebrows and chuckled before tootling off! 15 ...
... us a coconut milk.
Next morning we got up extra early and with Debra and another couple staying at her guesthouse, we took a 7 kilometer walk along the beach through a series of fascinating fishing villages. We watched fisherman hauling their boats, essentially three logs tied together with vines, up onto the beach and pick through their nets collecting crabs, prawns, and numerous types of small fish. Hauling their heavy boats up onto the beach was ...
... it breathing. All of a sudden the stupid thing decides to run towards me, I panick, leap up, get caught on the way up by a deck chair arm & start rolling around the floor. Evil... EVIL I TELL YEE. If it had stayed still or wondered off nicely we'd have been on phase 2 by now! We have decided to do the famous keralan houseboat trip today after doing some research yesterday & choosing a boat. The price was 4000 rupees (£47)-after mark managed to knock them ...
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