Travel Blogs from Kumarakom, India

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May the guru have your email address please?, Fort Cochin, India travel blog

May the guru have your email address please?

A travel blog entry by mette

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... out when I take off from India. The tiny part of this incredible country that I've seen has been wonderful. Everything is more in India, the colours are more vibrant, the smells (yup, that'll be both good and bad ones) are more potent, sounds are ...

Southern India, Cochi, India travel blog

Southern India

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... list of films then tried walking it off in Dubai airport where we had a 4 hour wait for our connecting flight to Chochi, India. Wondering around the airport we came across the "Emirates Transit Lounge." We thought we would give it a go since we were ...

Canoe around the Backwaters, Kumarakom, India travel blog

Canoe around the Backwaters

A travel blog entry by trainsnotplanes

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God's country and the land of nod, Kerala, India travel blog

God's country and the land of nod

A travel blog entry by jimvsindia

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... ruled for most of the last 30 or so years. It's a system that has worked pretty well here. Kerala has the India's most highly educated population, particularly with respect to female education. My week in Kerala has taught me two important things; 1. ...

Kochi, Cochi Kerala, India travel blog

Kochi

A travel blog entry by arvandtherese

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Cochi, Cochi,Kerala, India travel blog

Cochi

A travel blog entry by zsook

... , and as a result, everywhere I go a small gathering comes around to tutor me, add to the vocabulary, correct pronunciation, etc. For a linguaphile, India is definitely the place to go. So far I can say: ende pare Rita (my name is Rita-they can't ...

God's Own Country - The Inner Circle Trip, Kumarakom, India travel blog

God's Own Country - The Inner Circle Trip

A travel blog entry by skoli

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Day 1 : 17th March 2011 : Zuri Kumarakom Starting our journey from beautiful Delhi T-3 terminal in morning, we reached Kochi by 4:00 pm and welcomed by people at the airport, who took us to the Zuri Kumarakom. Free Time was given to us to relax after the ...

Relaxing in Kerala, Kumarakom, India travel blog

Relaxing in Kerala

A travel blog entry by sjk

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... on Kingfisher Airlines. Kochi is a sea city in the state of Kerala. They speak English and Malayalam. We drove to Kumarakom to stay at the Coconut Lagoon. Here is their website. http://www.cghearth.com/coconut_lagoon/coconut_lagoon_reception.htm The ...

Sweltering in the South, Cochin, India travel blog

Sweltering in the South

A travel blog entry by aandctrip

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... the fresh air of the beach. The beach was good and bad. First the bad: after hardly seeing a cloud throughout our time in India, our final 4 days "topping up the tan" were actually spent diving for cover from the residual monsoon. But now the good: ...

the big chill begins, Cochi Kerala, India travel blog

the big chill begins

A travel blog entry by arvandtherese

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Its so different here in the south . Quieter , more gentle, relaxed, cleaner, less dust, fresh air, good roads, and still India but less so - catholicism very evident as are the Portuguese and dutch influences . Lovely to see the sea and the fresh air ...

more chill !, Cochi Kerala, India travel blog

more chill !

A travel blog entry by arvandtherese

Continued from cast one ! Varanasi blog !still to follow - So the soda - its so fabulous especially cold ! Tastes so much less artificial than other fizzy drinks . We visit the Jewish synagogue built in the 1500s - simple and unremarkable apart from the ...

Justin Reflects on India, Cochin, India travel blog

Justin Reflects on India

A travel blog entry by wanderingwaltz

... ." Tomorrow, we leave for Sri Lanka. But even after four months, we have only scratched the surface to learn about what makes this country tick. India's been enthralling, exhausting, and maddening, but never dull. We will definitely be back some ...

Backwaters at Kumarakom, Kumarakom, India travel blog

Backwaters at Kumarakom

A travel blog entry by ruairioc

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When we got to Kumarakom we decided to check into a 4star Waterscapes Resort, after the bad dose Ruairi got, he needed to recover & I wasn't feeling too good either, so we negociated a good rate, got a lovely room and did not get out of bed for a ...

Kumarakom, bike rides, and big bats, Kumarakom, India travel blog

Kumarakom, bike rides, and big bats

A travel blog entry by zolab

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This morning, we woke up early on the boat and motored across a huge lake to a really nice place where we are going to spend the night. Along the way, we saw lots of birds diving for fish, people taking baths and washing clothes, and kids going to ...

Cochin, Cochin, India travel blog

Cochin

A travel blog entry by benandcally

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Making our way north now we head to Cochin which is formed by several islands and peninsulas accessible by ferry. This place reminded Ben of Pondy. We watched an Indian classical music concert but other than that we just spent the days strolling around ...

Is there such a thing as too much seafood?, Fort Cochin, India travel blog

Is there such a thing as too much seafood?

A travel blog entry by joandpaul

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Yet another homestay, this time with possibly the most friendly and generous hosts in Kerala! We stayed at the Kadathanad home stay which is a 5 bedroom place in Fort Cochin, and right from the word go we were properly looked after, and all for a very ...

after the boat trip, Cochin, India travel blog

after the boat trip

A travel blog entry by sneakytrees

so we took the boat up the back waters to Amritapuri the ashram of the hugging saint (well, hugging mahatma as they would say there). it really could have been called the back yard tour because the entire waterway is lined with houses, farms etc and the ...

George's Homestay, Kumarakom, India travel blog

George's Homestay

A travel blog entry by trainsnotplanes

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At Kumarakom, Kumarakom, India travel blog

At Kumarakom

A travel blog entry by stuckinindia

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We arrived into Kochi from Kumarakom, and spent the day at the Jew Quarter before arriving at our hotel.  The history is that Jews fled from Jerusalem after being besieged by the Romans, and fled to "the four corners of the earth", and this was one ...

Drowned. Almost., Fort Cochin, Kerela, India travel blog

Drowned. Almost.

A travel blog entry by kieronmckeigue

We stopped at a tea factory after leaving the sanctuary en route to the city of Cochin. A Victorian cotton mill couldn't have created as much noise. Interesting as it was to learn about the crushing and drying process, I left disappointed not to be ...

Kerela - Kovalam/Varkala/Kollam/Cochin, Cochin, India travel blog

Kerela - Kovalam/Varkala/Kollam/Cochin

A travel blog entry by myke

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When I arrived at Madurai Junction, the train was already waiting on the platform. Trains in India are very, very long so it can take a while to find the correct carriage. While walking along the platform I stocked up on water and bananas for the 8 hour ...

Kumarakom, Kumarakom, India travel blog

Kumarakom

A travel blog entry by lisa_and_paul

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... We finally managed to drag ourselves away from Varkala, and took a morning train on Wednesday to Kottayam, and from there a bus to Kumarakom.  The primary reason was to visit the bird sanctuary there, and also to get away from the tourist hassle for ...

Pre-Goa, Kocin, India travel blog

Pre-Goa

A travel blog entry by nickjorgo

... . However, as we have mastered this art, we have grown in the strides we are willing to take. Our travels in North India (coming soon) resemble a whirlwind -- Calcutta - Darjeeling - Patna - Varanasi - Agra - Dehli -- and all completed by the fabulous ...

Fint besoeg, Chatalai, India travel blog

Fint besoeg

A travel blog entry by nanagnana

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Hej igen Lige lidt billeder fra vores foerste nat i gaestehuset hos onkel joergens venner i Indien. Familien om Joergen kender har en kokostaeppefabrik og et tilhoerende gaestehus til at huse forretningsfolk paa besoeg. Vi fik lov at bo i gaestehuset ...

Kerala With The Girls:  Houseboatin' & Relaxin', Kumarakom, India travel blog

Kerala With The Girls: Houseboatin' & Relaxin'

A travel blog entry by bwulz

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... ; As we waited for Laju to collect her luggage, Tanya and I organized a car to driver for the 2 hour journey to Kumarakom/Kottayam where we would spend one night at a hotel organized by Kate and Claire.  The two hour drive was full of idle ...

Back water - Venice of the East., Kumarakom, India travel blog

Back water - Venice of the East.

A travel blog entry by smittee

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           Venice of the East  Today after huge breakfast we set off on canal boat to see the stunning backwaters of Kerala known as "Venice of the East". This area of great natural beauty is interspersed with a ...

Backwaters tur :), Vaikom, India travel blog

Backwaters tur :)

A travel blog entry by trine.eugenia

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Plokka opp akkurat på slaget 0800. Helt utruli te å vær India (?) Vi hadde heldivis fått heve i oss ett par idli å en lassi te frokost så vi va klart te d vi trudde sku vær 7 timers dagstur. Vi kjørte så længe at alle næstn søvna, næstn to ...

Behind the walls, Kumarakom, India travel blog

Behind the walls

A travel blog entry by nickfear

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... sure on this trip what awaited me at the next destination. Afer Dewalokam we arrived at my next destination, the Zuri resort at Kumarakom. High walls, big gates and an uniformed guard greeted me. What would be behind these walls ? Now generally when I am ...

City Boy in the Country, Kumarakom, India travel blog

City Boy in the Country

A travel blog entry by nickfear

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When I was in Mumbai I read in the local paper about a performance by a British stand up comic, Roger Monkhouse. Coincidentally I believe I've seen him on the circuit in my home city Leeds, UK. He'd made a joke about honking, he said in the UK it was a ...

Cochin, Cochin, India travel blog

Cochin

A travel blog entry by ltipton

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