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Varkala and Kollam, Kerala trip – part 2

Sunset at Papanasam beach, varkala, kerala

I’m sure you read the part 1 of this series, about how I had to take 5 buses to come to Varkala(Kerala) from Chennai :). After Spending second half of the first day in varkala, going to the beach and having a sumptuous dinner. The first half of the second day was spent on lazing […]


Varkala resorts and prices

varkala resorts near papanasam beach, varkala, kerala

The first day/night of my Varkala, Kerala Trip, we stayed in Eden Garden resort, Papanasam beach (3.5 off 5 stars). It cost us only Rs.800 for a double-bed room for a night. It was 100 meters from the beach and we had no qualms. It was well kept, had a geyser – 24hrs hot water, […]


Varkala and Kollam, Kerala trip – part 1

VARKALA, KOLLAM, TRAVEL FROM CHENNAI, kerala, josephjayanth.com

When I started out, as always, we didn’t have much clue about the destination. THAT has to change from now on, as I seem to miss out on many places due to my laziness of not checking wikitravel before embarking on a trip. Sometime I intentionally don’t read about the destination so as to have […]


[Video]Papanasam beach, Varkala, Kerala

papanasam beach varkala kerala

A short video of the famous Papanasam beach in Varkala, Kerala. Shot from the cliff, at least 100 meter, above the beach. Be patient, while the video loads!   This is where I shot the video from (If you see carefully, you will find two people walking on the rocks):   Read about Varkala, Kerala […]


Varkala, Kerala – A romantic, weekend getaway

varkala-kerala-romantic-getaway

Ideally: Duration: 2 nights and 3 days Category: Romantic, weekend getaway Mathematically: Varkala = Goa – Party Varkala is a much smaller version of Goa with no parties, and you get only Kingfisher, mostly! The beach-restaurants are styled the same way as in Goa. I would recommend Varkala(in Kerala) to anyone looking to take some time […]


Varkala beach and Kollam backwaters, Kerala [Tweets]

Varkala beach, kerala.

Tweets from my Varkala and Kollam, Kerala, 3 day trip from Chennai.   You can follow me on twitter here. Full travel story will be published soon.   Tweet URLs in Tweet (click to view photos) My travel companion for this trip will be http://t.co/7xLMQJw3 @natgeo 2 days to go for #rTrip10 #kerala http://yfrog.com/oc97fpcj Yay. […]