The Capital Trivandrum
Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... was a pet and not the first course on the nights menu. We both left this house feeling very happy that this well will provide fresh water for the next 100 years. A quick trip to a local elephant rehabilitation farm followed where we rode on the back of one of the magnificent beasts. There was one elephant at the centre that had retired there after working for 65 years in a local forest. We got along well with all the kids at school but for me one was a stand out right from ...
... low mountain ranges. Some 40 kilometres away from Kanyakumari we start seeing wind mills, thousands of them, kilometre after kilometre. It is a weird sight. Winds from the Arabaian Sea gusts through mountain passes. The windmills tower over palm trees, bur both swing and make noise.
All these windmills contribute to a hugh electricity project. According to a local web site the centre is based in a ...
Yesterday I went out and bought some new sandals, they got this shop called boot and boots, they don't actually sell boots though, just flip flops, sandals and trainers (and they look like copies)
But they got a decent selection of sandals, so after trying on several dozen pairs that bloke kept on recommending to me, I settled on the first pair I picked out, he wanted to sell me all these fancy things that had clips, straps and all these add on's, but I just went with ...
... stiff and the Achilles tendon didn’t pull any more
So it was back with the devils acolyte in a tuk tuk and we went back to the hostel, I hadn’t booked anything for my stay there so that would be the next job and after a bit of persuasion I got the hostel to unplug their PC so I could plug mine in (I don’t like using other PC’s and laptops for anything to do with my cards or online banking)
I went onto HostelWorld and used them, I ...
... were somewhat baffled when we got to our compartment and saw 7 people already there. We eventually figured out that it was a family of 5 and 2 elderly ladies travelling together – it still didn’t solve the mystery of where everyone was going to sleep! After about an hour into our journey, the mother of the family of 5 began to hand out small cloths and plates to her family, next she rummaged in a bag and pulled out various containers containing rice and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking