The Capital Trivandrum
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Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... minutes. When it was calm the view of the fishermen's lights bobbing along the water looked like we were seeing a reflection of the stars in the sea (as there were no stars in the sky due to the cloud), or as if the stars had fallen out of the sky and were floating on top of the water. We could have stayed a few more nights but time is ticking on and we want to see as much of Kerala as we can in the time we have allowed. Next stop: Kollam for a boat trip to Alleppey via Amritapuri. GB ...
... we would dash into the sea, only to return to the beds after being tossed around in a swirl of waves and body board.
Having satisfied ourselves that we were suitably glowing in the face, the group returned to the hotel and got showered ahead of a somewhat mystery evening at a nearby hotel.
Tuk-tuks were arranged, and we arrived at the 5 Star Hotel, going to a private garden with a bar, and food. This was a smaller event than ...
... and yanked in entertaining ways to manually start. With the mini train ride a little man had to occasionally run ahead of the train applying oil to the tracks with a little brush to help it along and then leap out of the way of the trundling train at the last minute.
What we didn’t realise when we decided to go to Trivandrum was that it was the weekend of the Hindu festival, a Pongola, where women from all over South India descended upon the city to take part in the ...
... guaranteed to churn out delicious dishes. And once again it did, we had a lovely chicken korma and mushroom masala. Every day we say right no more curry and then we smell it and can't resist! We watched the movie The Lone Ranger on the ipad with a great big slice of chocolate brownie cake each. It felt like a proper movie night we'd have back home! As the weathers improved we've decided to stay here another day and get back on the beach ...
... do, thirty minutes after getting on the right bus,was rent a tuk tuk that would take us right to our guest house door. Wrong. What really happened was that the tuk tuk dropped us off at the opposite end of the beach, and on the bottom of the cliff. Our guest house was on the top of the cliff. So, after travelling some nineteen hours straight, on taxis, trains, two buses, and a tuk tuk, we discover that we get to end this journey with a quarter of a mile walk down ...