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TravelPod Member ReviewsKallancherry Retreat Kochi
Lovely home stay, managing to be central and very peaceful. Lovely clean rooms, pleasant host, we have stayed there in three separate trips, reliable and safe.
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... our mouths. Of course we paid too much. We uttered the shameful words - 240 rupees. Their faces dropped. 4 mangos almost cost one room's rent. The complete shame and embarrassment. We should have paid no more than 40. It's all learning. All in all it was a remarkable time!!
Kerala is also famous for its backwaters: a series of rivers and lakes with lovely forested banks. The best place for this is 100km south of Kochi in ...
... I would even say more creepy than anything else. We werenīt sure if it was an art or a joke :) Nonetheless, we considered the performance to be a solid business. They charged IR 250 per person while their costs were pulled down to the minimum. For example, the same person who was in charge of make-up was drumming in the first part and singing in the second part. Btw. they couldnīt even sing…it was splitting our ears!
After such a bad experience we refused to go to ...
... br> However, it wasn’t long before someone at the temple in the village nearby began chanting in Sanskrit via a booming PA system. This turned into a 3 day marathon chanting from both the Christian church and the nearby Hindu temple in the same tiny village, both competing for their devotees attention, a bit of a ‘chant off’ in fact. This was one of the many religious festival that
you see everywhere in India, each region with ...
... Got on a ferry (2 rupees) to go across the channel to check out the other side. Ate lunch of Arabian food at a food court with an elevator – what??? Mom bought a cute top at a 300 rupee store. Back to the hotel to get ready for our ayruvedic massage (gift for Les and Jenn from mom).
Massage totally unique – we were asked to disrobe…naked with just a loincloth to cover our ...
... landscape really is easy on the eye - golden sands, rivers, wildlife, palm trees, sunshine, ***** at the side of the track.....I jest, the local tourist board dubs it 'Gods Own Country' and they aren't lying.
Before we knew it, we'd arrived at Ernakulam Junction in Kochi in pleasant midday sunshine. The prepaid auto dropped us at TD Road and we checked in at the efficient Nanda Inn. Not wanting to find ourselves without a ...