Tharavad Heritage Resort

West of North Police Station, Alappuzha, Kerala, 688012, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alappuzha

This is India time!

A travel blog entry by melanddave


We arrived in Alleley and wandered to the beach, it was an amazingly long sandy beach with no one on it at all, apart from lots of ice cream vans and a little rubbish. However in the evening the beach came alive with the locals playing volleyball, football, frizbee and milling around chatting and eating ice cream.

The town was nice enough …

Election Day and a Parade (Not Related)

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is


... the game. This annoyed the rest of us as we got pretty competitive. Half-way through the game a parade interrupted us.

Men carrying ornate effigies on their backs were flanked by dancers carrying lit flares. The huge floral contraptions reached high enough to get caught in the power-lines crossing the alley. Several times men with long poles had to untangle the helpless devotees. Rob was thrown a banana by a large bird. A winged and beaked man gestured at us and ...

Return to the nest

A travel blog entry by dow


... previously, and were glad to be able to get a room here again. The owner, Tony John is a Syrian Catholic Kerala, his ancestors travelled to Kerala in the 3rd century on search of spices and decided to stay. Syrian Christians are all over Kerala, usually having saints names, they are easily spotted. Saying that, Stanley also seems to be a popular name, our young driver the other day was called Stanley too. Yes, I am sure thatI smirked when he ...

Houseboat Cornucopia and Finding Jesus in Kerala

A travel blog entry by davidobrienvt


... this "thing" about feet. I think they are dirty. And while I love a good foot massage, I believe in treating that area separately with certain sanitary parameters in place. For instance, wear gloves if you're rubbing my feet. Use a different kind of oil or cream, wash your hands before moving from the feet up to another part of the body. As you know, Eric and I have also been removing footwear in multiple locations. As we learned in Goa, mud homes will often use cow ...

Making our way down South

A travel blog entry by stephthetwin


... Indian summer right now which last between 6-8 weeks so they are all off on holidays, breaks- hence why the train tickets are so hard to get hold of. I'm am currently reading a book called 'Holy Cow' and the book has just explained the general set up of a wealthier family with all their staff so I kind of understand how this family may live. Ernakulam station is our stop! Arrive in Cochin at Ernakulam station. We are off to Cochin Fort (recommended by the woman on the train). ...

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This hotel, located on West of North Police Station, Alappuzha, is near Lakes & Lagoons Tour Company, Ashtamudi Lake, Snehadhara Ayurvedic Centre, and Vembanad Lake.
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