Palm Ayurvedic Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Varkala
... resembled and tasted like a decent pizza! Gorgonzola, parmesan, mozarella and swiss cheese, yum!
Woke up on our first morning to find a little rodent friend had eaten a quarter of our big bar of soap in the bathroom. Pretty sure he wouldn't be feeling too well by the morning which was unfortunately now also the case for Tom. He woke up feeling pretty unwell but seemed to perk up a bit after ...
... banging on, I don’t know how he got so wasted, I hadn’t seen him drop off and have a drink, but it turns out every float carries its own rum ration for anyone who wants it (I passed) this is where he had kept visiting, he smokes these local cigarettes, they are just leaves and they are evil looking things, they are a bit like a roll up, and most locals smoke them, they aren’t drugs or hash or anything like that, but they are rough, but at 1 rupee for 5, what ...
... Chill Out Lounge.
The original plan for the next day was to rent motorbikes but we caught wind of an Elephant Festival (advertised as 52 elephants swimming in the lake) that was happening in the afternoon that we thought would be neat to see. So forgoing the bikes until the next day we set out after breakfast to found out the details of the festival and secured some tickets. It was sold to us as a 4.5 hour excursion where at 2pm we would take ...
... much of it and lots of variety , we couldn't keep up , as we tried to eat something they put more on our plates. There was chicken, fish, potato salad, rice, roti's, curry, Greek Salad, prawns, more rice, veg curry...exhausting !
We had been given a welcome drink , we think it had alcohol in it but really not sure, we certainly could have done with strong spirits to get us through the evening.
Then without warning the music changed and the Tabla player then ...
... cleaner. There's no rubbish lying about in the streets, maybe that's because they are actually swept. I just love the vintage taxis, how they keep them going is beyond me, but there is something quite charming about them. Varkala has the white version of the yellow taxi cabs we saw in Calcutta.
We checked into our hotel, dropped off our gear, then headed straight to one of the clifftop restaurants for breakfast. We ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking