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The trains in India are good but in the beginning the system can be a little bit confusing, plus they are super overbooked, so you should actually book a month ahead or more to secure a spot. The last option was to go to the train station personally and try to get "tourist tickets". This is a little quota of tickets that they have just for tourists but you have to buy them directly from the office located ...
... lace curtains doubling as mosquito nets. I pictured two Indian women dressed in typical Swiss spa uniforms (which come to think of it is odd). There open palms part the lace curtain and their smiles would greet us at the pergola, as they show us to our massage tables. This is where they would work long and deep into our muscle tissue, circulating blood, detoxifying our skin, and eliminating stress and tension. They would end by placing warm Keralan stones and flowers along ...
... So next year everyone who's reading this, lets skiddadle to a beach and live in a hut where there's sunshiiiiiine. Woohoooo! A cute little Indian girl about 6 years old asked to give me a kiss tonight as she held my hand walking up some stairs in a restaurant. She was so sweeeeet and I was genuinely shocked that she didn't want anything from me or wasn't trying to sell something. This really made me smile- I'm probably yet to find out what she's pinched! Ha On our travels up ...
... Lunch was another Kerelan traditional meal with there local puffy rice. Then had to wait til 5 before we would meet up with the rest of the group. After a short read, nap and walk (dipped our feet in the water to cool down) it was almost time. We walked along the bank side with people fishing for what we understand was for their dinner. Then headed to the rice fields where we learnt how rice grown. After walking for ...
During our stay at the house - we arranged a boat trip along the backwaters via Sujith the House Manager. We had 4 hours and had the boat to ourselves. A lovely relaxing afternoon , not that we had done much else the last few days!
The scenery is so lovely and its peaceful. There are a lot of house boats but it is quite a touristy area.We passed coconut trees, banana trees and then the most amazing sight , in the distance ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool