Oceanic Beach Residency
Travel Blogs from Varkala
Nothing to read here. Doing jack **** for a while in this calm and beautiful resort - no trains, rickshaws, buses.... Peace man. Songs of the day: Cowboy Junkies - Sweet Jane Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime Joy Division - Decades Fad Gadget - Back to ...
... renovated and let me have a drive of it
I took a few photos before we started and then got in
This was a trip back in time for me, a crash gearbox, no power steering, limited view out of the screen, mirrors that weren’t, this was going to be fun, a car I haven’t driven in 40 years and on an Indian road, with all the madcap drivers out there
Just getting out of the gate was enough with a steering wheel the size of a dustbin ...
... eating really nice food. Every day we were in the drum shop having lessons from the drum maker. Becca ended up swapping her (boss's!) old android phone and a little cash for a big Djembe drum. I was very tempted to buy one.. it would've been a bit ridiculous to cart one of these around for a year though! Hopefully have an opportunity on the way home.
Left after 3 nights, I decided to ...
... else they are either too poor or if rich enough, holiday out of their home country. But India is on the up and up, and has more than enough holiday destinations for everyone. One gentleman now lived with his family in Melbourne and was visiting extended relatives. It was slightly odd to have a conversation with dad, who was as Indian as they came, and his daughter, with her broad Aussie accent, but both were massively friendly. ...
... of what must be the most pathetic attempt of a Christmas Tree we saw in a restaurant ! ( See below).
There are a lot of Christian's in Kerala so in that respect it's nice to see decorations and lights but we have yet to hear any carols !
Have a wonderful Christmas everyone and a Happy New Year ! , thank you for reading our blog , we just wanted to keep in touch with family and friends while we are away and we love all the comments we have from you. We miss you ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility