Palm Tree Heritage
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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The following day it was time to try out the buses and move on to the beach in Varkala about an hour north of Trivandrum. Once at Varkala to get to our beach hut we had to take a rickshaw to the beach, I was surprised you could fit two adults and two big backpacks in a rickshaw but seems to be the done thing! We spent five nights here relaxing by …
... and faced out towards the sea. There were only about 16 sunlounges/beds and they were all full. The pool itself did not seen much bigger than our pool and there did not seem to be many waitors on hand to serve plus the bar in the pool looked empty, so we were quite pleased they were fully boked, saved ourselves 10pounds and trotted off back for a dip in our pool:) Tomorrow we are headed for our final sightseeing stop in India, the Keralan capital, Trivandrum ...
... with no explanation.
The husband with the Indian family came over and invited me to join them. It was a lovely journey, the mother poke good English and asked all sorts of questions, about our families? Jobs, health etc. Jim laughed as I offered my worthers originals around... These are my travel sweets of choice. All individually wrapped and when you are stuck and tired or hungry, they never fail me. Jim grins at me, but still takes a sweet, one of ...
... arrival. Our expectations were proved correct: the rooms at Jicky's were not good - stained sheets, though they felt not too unclean; sandy, slightly grubby room and a general feelling of eugh - so we decided that we would walk down the clifftop path to find alternative accommodation for the next night.
Generally, accommodation has been plentiful in India, and it has proven a good tactic to book the first night online, before arrival, and ...
... blowing my day budget by buying Timtam biscuits for £2, then .10p chai Tim tam slamming the secretly in the hotel . In the late afternoon we sat on the roof top listening to the buzz and tick of the city never sleeping below us. We had a long night ahead of us waiting for our night train at 11.30pm, so watching the city was perfect. The night train was an experience I may never forget. Jumping on the dark train sharing our small 8 bed area with 9 adults and ...