The Capital Trivandrum
Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... warm. Warm from running to avoid Uncle Chop Chop. We dropped in at "Red Rooster," earlier and witnessed a live chicken being weighed, strangely we then left and returned an hour later to pick up a plastic bag...the Indian version of "drive through." Overall, our trip here has been an adventure and we couldn't be happier, but now we head out into what's known as the more traditional India. Not sure when we'll next have internet access but we look forward to keeping you ...
I arrived at the airport an hour from Varkala to fly to Sri Lanka, dropped off by Sony's other brother who drives a cab, hoping that flights out of India were more prompt than internal ones. Standing in the queue to check in I was handed a departure card to fill out as I was leaving the country; another form to fill out but no pen. Just then an English voice behind me, as camp as christmas, pipes up "would you like to borrow a pen?". The voice belonged to Grant, ...
... from all over the world, some who have been here for months and seem like maybe they have been institutionalized a bit and then those who are just trying it out and maybe did a bit of yoga at home, all really nice though and definitely very chilled out.
Then its 2 hours of yoga - we did this weird breathing thing first which is supposed to cleanse your lungs but it mostly just made me light headed! Then sun salutations - 12 moves that all ...
... these guys waiting there with names on boards and bits of paper, I didn’t see my name among them, (I had asked the hostel to send a taxi to meet me, I gave em a call, the driver had been held up, there is a festival going on, the streets are packed, and he couldn’t get through, I found a place that sold coffee and settled down to wait for he, but I had a lot of taxi drivers asking to take me here there and everywhere, a smile and no thank you worked in most cases, ...
... tried some children's yoga - being doing sivinanda style yoga - reading a book about Maharashi and Trancendal Meditation. Which I would love to try out after reading the book.
The holiday will really feel like Holiday when Jason arrives and we hang out on the beach and play in the waves :)
I've got to go to hospital on Monday an have my stitches out and I'm so glad that Jason will be with me.
Other than ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking