New York Times: Varkala, a Low-Key and Cheap Alternative to Goa

February 19, 2015 2:30 pm

For my second turn as the New York Times’ substitute Frugal Traveler, eczema I hit the beaches of Varkala, in the southwest Indian state of Kerala. I found a low-key seaside retreat with plenty of yoga, ayurveda, and surfing — an affordable, chilled-out alternative to the raging raves you always hear about in India’s best-known coastal escape, Goa. The piece was shot by the talented Faatima Tayob – read it here.

NYT Varkala

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