Palm Ayurvedic Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Varkala
... my hands. As we were leaving they asked for a donation and unfortunately we didn't have any money on us. I felt kind of bad. We thanked them as much as possible and headed inside.
We ate breakfast at the place and got ready to head out. The bus ride consisted of some more sleeping of course. We stopped in Alleppey to go on a backwater house boat tour. It was beautiful and relaxing. I sat in the front on a comfortable couch where I ...
... which backed on to the backwaters were old, very old. Several were lucky to still be standing. The water looked very dirty, an odd green color, however we saw several men drinking from it. Georgia and I took this as a good sign and eventually jumped in for a swim. Once in the water, something swam past my foot, and remembering the 2m long snake we had seen in the water twenty minutes previously, I think I actually ran across the water to get out.
Still in Varkala not much to report back on apart from the odd power cut when the whole area goes black. We are just enjoying it being beach bums we are staying here until Monday. How ever today we did have our first Indian hospital visit! Still showing the scars (mental and physical) from our unpleasant stay at the hotel Olivia in grimes-ville Trivandrum, my bites seemed to have turned to what looks like red blood bruises. Plus the onset of a fever over the past 2 days I ...
... so much easier. Still, what's the truth got to do with a good story - 'Your Honour' ;-) So, what's happened? I'm not really sure - this has never happened to me before. I've kicked back, relaxed and generally had a fab time in lovely Varkala. The weather has been great, the yoga superb, fantastic accommodation and lovely fresh sea food. Usually, after a few days in one place my itchy feet kick in and ...
... firecrackers went off, and the pots were blessed.
The ladies then packed up and took their pots home, to take some as an offering at their own temples or take home to share with family and friends and we were given some rice too.
A very Indian finale to our safari, as all that is left now is the journey home.
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking