Heaven Homestay

Dutch Square, Alappuzha, Kerala, Kerala, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alappuzha

Our day and night on a houseboat

A travel blog entry by sarahandearl on Mar 22, 2014

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... to get a picture of a bird in flight. After an hour we dock for the night and jump on land for a quick look, we see a kingfisher and lots of egrets in the pond nearby. Back onboard we agree on 7pm for dinner and sit back to watch the sunset. Dinner is chicken curry, ochre, daal, chapati, buttered vegetables, basmati rice. Again delicious. Tea and cut orange and pineapple to finish then off to bed. The tilt of the boat rocks us to ...

I hear ...

A travel blog entry by donnaterman on Jan 16, 2014

... the fields? Go to school? A fellow traveler on a different boat just stopped by to chat. He's a PhD student in Chennai, I couldn't understand what he's studying, but he will be coming to the US soon, to NYC. Last night a family from another houseboat said hello - they were Indian, but living in the UK. Everyone is so ...

Malaria vs dengue fever - for the attn of Fifi

A travel blog entry by joancauldwell on Nov 01, 2013

6 comments, 2 photos

... ring slipped through my fingers as I wasn't very well this morning and I couldn't face going out.

Our final itinerary has been thrown into disarray by the announcement of a 'wildcat' strike by the local communist party. It took place today in the region we were supposed to be going to to join our rice barge (Google Kerala rice barge accommodation or some such).

For some reason they have swapped that to Sunday night, and ...

Alleppey and the Backwaters of Kerala

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna on Apr 13, 2013

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... and tour boats. Alleppey (or Alappuzha as it's now officially known) was to be our main base for seeing the backwaters, which was about halfway between the two main cities. Getting there however, we made far from simple. After checking out of the Dream Home Inn (for the second time) and scoffing a quick breakfast in Teapot (see previous bracket) we made our way back via the ferry to Ernakulam Junction and bought our ticket to Alleppey, with instructions to board the train on ...

Backwater life

A travel blog entry by mikeandciara on Jan 06, 2013

About an hours drive south from Kochi is the backwater town of Alappuzha. A huge maze of interconnecting waterways joins the sea with a large lake. It's incredibly picturesque, very unspoiled by modern civilisation and the perfect place to just relax with a good book and a beer or two. Our accommodation here is called Riverside and its a home stay owned by a chap called Jiji and his wife. They are very welcoming and ...

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This hotel, located on Dutch Square, Alappuzha, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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