Arcadia Regency Hotel Alleppey
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Travel Blogs from Alappuzha
... done through Kerala Kayaking. Lucky for us Binu was still running his tours so it was no problems for us, the weather though didn’t want to comply and our trip began with pouring rain.
The trip was great fun we had Binu whom runs the company, Mr Reggie our boat driver and Sathosh for just Wade and I. The trip begins on a small boat that takes you across to the smaller canals where we then got on our Kayaks for a trip down the tiny side canals to ...
... recited. Krishna has a very poor friend who brings all the food he has as an offering to the God. As Krishna eats the poor man's food, the poor man becomes richer and richer. Hinduism is the only religion where there is no central authority like a church or a mosque, so an offering to the gods has a slightly different and more personal connotation.
... all these branches and leaves’, coming along the road it was another temple elephant, but he looked happier than the last lot I saw, it looked like an elephant takeaway with that lot he was carrying
We stopped at this hill and it just went up and up, it became a mountain, we got to the top and paid the entrance fee, not quite sure what that was though, after all its just a mountain with a view and not very good, it was very misty, but the crowds there seemed in awe of ...
... now and of course you should pay him tonight and if we find a better houseboat he will immediately pay us our money back immediately. Yeah right maaaaaaayte! So we decided in the end to come back in the morning and we wandered home and showered in the most glorious shower yet. It was piping hot and had a real shower head that had a real flow of water, wowsers, it's the small things. We spent the rest of the night finalising our plans for the next few nights, where we would stay ...
... hard work.
There was a strike on and so the planned trip on local ferries to see the smaller channels was swapped for a less satisfying barge ride which although pretty and interesting felt a bit flat. All in all i would say the backwaters are very beautiful but if i came again i would come when it was cooler as i feel because of our apathy we did not do it justice.
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- Free parking