Nelpura Heritage Homestay
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The night before a large section of the Shiva population had agreed to move on. It would have been easy to dump weeks or even months into slothing in Varkala, but Lauren and I were both a little bored of the beach life (I'm really not built for being a beach bum). So we spent the evening working the crowd, lobbying for a trip to Alleppy. We convinced the two boys (JJ and Max), Alex, Robert and two more guys (Sebastian and Eric).
... to the sanctuary of the bedroom, hopefully without a bitten bum!
Two other couples were also staying there and we shared meals and a canoe trip with them. A mature couple, Maria (Spanish) her partner Nik(German) and a young Australian couple Gabe and Holly. Sometimes, this short of enforced and very temporary friendship can be excruciating, awkward and to be avoided at all costs. Thankfully, these couples were very easy to get along with, the conversation ...
... taste. It has a beer like taste and is very fizzy not sure I will put it at the top of my list.
We finished the day with delicious garam masala tea made at a local tea shop and also a local cake very similar to a scone and very sweet.
We then took it easy on the boat back to town where jumped in a tuk tuk and headed home to get dry and relax . Has been a great day and I am pleased to report we have had no problems with our tummies so far ...
... were popped down in front of us with the explanation, "natural plate" and then fluffy keralan rice put down in a giant heap, then a beet root dip, a delicious smoky daal, crispy papadams, spicy green beans, coconut banana curry, and the most amazing crab cooked in pepper and a spicy rub and this glorious fried fish with little red onions on the top that could be one of the best pieces of fish I have ever eaten and fell apart. And other things ...
... deep in the water and then haul washing over their shoulders down onto the stones. After a silver service lunch and some more cruising we moor up next to 2 other boats from the same company. I join 8 other passengers in a narrow canoe as we paddle through channels too narrow for the house boat and duck as we pass under low bridges. On the canoe, I meet a charming retired Sydney based couple with links back to India. Later on, after we're moored up ...