Palm Tree Heritage
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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 …
... cricket player (tough one)/ Indian actor (even harder)/ sport/friend etc. They ended with the question about what our "ambition" was..sure gave you some stuff to think about;) Their English skills varied from quite good to none (but most people are still happy to talk to you) and our Malayalum skills were also non existing. Since it was Saturday they had evening church and with much excitement they told us to join, so we did. After 3 hours of singing prayers in Malayalum ...
... place for Christmas because it happens here! There are quite a few Churches here, each trying to outdo the others with lavish decorations, caroling and parades. We missed it, but apparently at midnight New Years Eve they burn a giant Santa effigy - really not sure how that ties in, but oh well! Softies that we are we ended up visiting a lot of Kashmiri souvenir shops, as they gave commissions to the auto-rickshaw drivers if they brought us in. We also learned that ...
Greetings from Varkala. A stunning coastal route today that was simply perfect. Top roads, fantastic views and the most fabulous South Indian dosa - served on a banana leaf - that cost the equivalent of 30 pence. The best one I've ever had. I had a leisurely start and left at about 10.30 intent on a 'follow my nose' type route. I was intent on keeping the sea ...
... br> Of course, this is low season so it was relatively quiet but I still met some good fun people to while away the stormy, wet hours with, over a few mugs of beer. And I don’t mean old man pub glass mugs, I mean ceramic tea and coffee mugs. The restaurants don’t have booze licences so they have to ‘hide’ the beer. The bottles are either served wrapped in newspaper or decanted into a teapot (this, I ...