Club Mahindra Ashtamudi
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... Vijeesh, was there to meet us - and, after having to descend from the platform to cross the railway lines to exit the station, there was an auto rickshaw waiting to take us to the homestay.
We had only heard about the place from an Indian family who were staying at the same home stay as us for a night when we were in Trivandrum a month ago. We had looked it up on Tripadvisor subsequently and saw that it was highly recommended as a place to see the real backwater ...
... We dropped his wife off to the hospital for her shift.
Then we went to the fish market to see the fishing boats starting to come in and the auctioning of the catch. The boats come in to the beach and the fish are brought straight up to a shed where people are waiting to buy them. An auctioneer puts a fish on the cement floor and people gather around and bid for it. Big fish are sold singly, and small fish in groups. The purchaser picks up ...
... watch the houseboats and locals go by. We had lunch with our respective families then had a free afternoon. The food was amazing and all prepared by the wife so effortlessly. The family are very keen to please their guests and so they want you to eat well. They put lots of every type of food on your plate even if you say no and then sit and watch you eat it. It's a bit off putting but they're just trying to be nice. Once I ...
... here are trying them out.
We have spent our time walking along the cliffs and stopping at places to eat and drink. Many don't have liquor licences so you much drink discreetly and not have your bottles of beer on display. We also have been going to a restaurant called Little Tibet. The food has been delicious and the people very friendly. Even though there are more tourists about people here are desperate to get tourists into their shops and restaurants. Most ...
... reading the book 'The Life of Pi' where the story actually mentions the Mysore Zoo and then the city of Pondicherry where we will pass through and stay later on in the journey.
From Mysore we then travelled through the Western Ghats and a winding road south to the Hill Station of Wayanad. Wayanad encompasses part of a remote forest reserve where wild elephants, tigers and langur monkeys inhabit and roam. ...