4 January - Trivandrum and Kovalam January 15th 2008 Trivandrum
We arrived at Trivandrum airport without anywhere to stay, not without trying, it’s the holiday period so Kovallam is busy and everywhere we rang in the previous week was full. We flew Air Deccan, service efficient and it was a third of the price of other airlines. Kingfisher has an airline, now that’s diversity, beer to airplanes. I’d like to see air New Zealand st ... read more
Asia » India » Kerala » Kovalam The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
We love backpacking around SE Asia. We blog to keep interested family and friends up to date with our travels, but also to give travelers an idea of local costs.
2007: We traveled for 6 months through Vietnam, Thailand, India, Cambodia and Laos.
2012: We traveled for 6 months through Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
2015: We are going to travel for six months through Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand and not sure yet
Language was never a problem, we never felt unsafe and we never had anything stolen. We would do it again in a flash and definitely recomme... full info