Thiruvambadi Beach Retreat
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... really do take the milk run through every possible town so you really do get to see the countryside as it goes by, the different people as they come and go from work or school, and the crazy interactions between some of them. It was always worth the trip! Finally I arrive in Varkala and a friend of the guy who ran the last guest house in Allepey is at the bus stop to pick me up and bring me to his guest house. It was an awesome house, just minutes from the beach ...
... Rob), the food here is fantastic and we ate lots of fresh seafood including possibly the largest prawns we’ve ever seen and the setting on a starry beach was perfect.
(Oh and Rob said to mention that the headtorch he got from work came in handy for the first time walking back to the hotel along the coast path just after sunset, great gift, so thanks to his Hilton colleagues!)
... t stand up to our Australian standards, so we gave it a miss.
The beach is a working one in that the fishermen bring their boats in and deposit their loads, so there is always something going on. Because of the high waves during the monsoon season, they have had to build a wall constructed with thousands of concrete bags filled with sand, and in various stages of disentegration, to ...
... wrong building when we arrived as there where only about 2 people in the que!!! When booking a train over here you have to fill a stupid form in first before you go to the booking desk. The form asks what stations you are travelling to/from then starting/finishing point....isn't that the same?!? Then train numbers etc...they are quite pointless really! Anyway the lady we dealt with was quite rude and had the most annoying voice, she ...
... is lovely over the water on comfy chairs with the sounds of the wildlife all around us but only enough seats for 12 people.
When we went to reception there were about 4 of us but we noticed more peope sitting in front of the yoga pavillion/stage area on delightful red plastic chairs with rickety tables on the grass - none of your fancy table decorations here and certainly nothing comfortable to sit on !
We had chatted to Sarah and Max from Berlin , Stefan also ...