Krishnatheeram Ayur Holy Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Well now I've done it. I signed up for an ayurveda treatment -- the nasya (nasal treatment) and the slimming treatment. I get the nasal at 8AM and a powder massage at 11. They called the hotel's kitchen to order an ayurvedic diet for me. I suddenly realize I am at a fat farm, normally about $3500 a week. Here the …
... Whilst Kate lay in bed all day resting I used the time to do some further research and organise our next nights stay in the town of Varkala. A bit more motivation later and I purchased an indian SIM card. Hopefully it will make the blog updatable every day from now. I was assured the network provider "IDEA" has the best 3G coverage in India, thus far it really is quick. Our amazing host Charles had warned us of ...
... 11am karma yoga 12.30 an optional coaching class 1.30pm tea time 2.00pm lecture 3.30pm yoga 6pm vegetarian meal 8pm group meditation/chanting 10.30pm lights out During our time at the ashram we also aren't allowed to drink alcohol, smoke or eat meat, fish or eggs, garlic and onions or drink coffee! There is wifi but it is also restricted to certain short times of the day! It gets worse.... We are high up in the hill side and there is a beautiful village at the bottom. The ...
... blue &white duck in the middle- you should see this Indian mans face!! He was Soooo excited & thought it was hilarious. It's actually a really lovely situation.. 'its the little things' out here that make people happy. Every Indian group on the boats passing by are waving at us. They love it. Even a group/ family had a dance-off with us across the water. We were filming them & they were filming us. I swear I am laughing my way around India! A beer and ...
... Cliff side which is much quieter and less touristy than the North Cliff. The beach is a 2 minute walk and this side of the beach is where the Indian's go for their puja , basically a worship , they visit the temple and then go to the sea , all bathing fully clothed , they also release ashes of loved ones into the sea for their journey to the afterlife.
So all tourists keep to the North Beach , its bizarre to look down from the cliff to the North and South and see ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet