Karthika Plaza Tourist Resort
Travel Blogs from Varkala
... quickly once we were on straight roads. I wasn't a fan of the formula 1 style driving which made me want to vomit every time the driver overtook another vehicle or took a sharp turn at speed.There was also a strange movie on when we arrived which was ridiculously loud. I think it was meant to be a horror but I found myself laughing out loud, alone! Next stop Bangalore! :-) PS. Sorry about the lack of photos here. Lots more for my next blog. I am almost done on my next blog ...
... a couple of shopping trips into Varkala town, it is busy, busy, but I really like this side of India, it never ceases to amaze me what you can buy in these little shops. So many of them appear to have the same stock, I wonder how many of them can make a living from it. I wonder if that is the difference, in India if they can make a living it is good, sometimes In England, people feel they have to get rich from business ventures, when making a living can be enough.
We adopt ...
So the last couple of days in Varkala have been a lot calmer and slower than previous weeks. I found a brilliant yoga class and although I've quickly discovered I am the least bendy person on the planet I am now a yoga nut and hope to continue it. I was also asked by my room mate, a Belgian lad, if I'd like a day or so canoeing around the backwaters of Kerala. I thought the exercise would do me good and balance ...
... 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 ...
... thought it would be best to avoid the sun and so we headed to a bar in the shade. We were trying to decide which bar to head into and then we passed one with a selection of board games, we knew it was the one for us! Everywhere in Varkala we were harassed by men trying to selling us bongo drums! I ******* hate drums! This one guy kept approaching us to ask us to buy one, every time we rejected his bongo advances he tried to sell us magnets, bongos and magnets, ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services