Club Mahindra Back Water Resort
Travel Blogs from Kollam
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A short train ride from Varkala landed us in Kollam. We headed, via rickshaw, to the DTPC to organise a boat trip through the canals of Munroe Island and across Ashtamudi lake.
Kollam is a small, hot and dry town. A slow, what seemed long walk into town, found us rejected by a few guesthouses but eventually finding a ...
... the wheelchair is handing out Darshan tickets." Darshan is the term used for the hug received from Amma. And yes, you need to get a ticket, although I lost mine and was still allowed to sneak in a hug.
Nick and I stroll over to the table, get our tickets, and move the table a few feet over under the shade. A brisk breeze scurries the pile of tickets on the table. Another expat standing next to the table, and yep you guessed it, also dressed in all white, comments in a monotonic ...
... all of whom are interested in the same half-day canoe tour of the backwaters through the channels of Munroe Island and across Ashtamudi Lake.
I pay for my tour, make my way out of the office, drop my bag on the ground to take out my small day pack, when I hear someone call out to me in an Australian accent. I introduce myself to Nick, and we start exchanging the customary list of information:- where are you from?- How long you been in India?- Where'd you arrive from?- ...
... not completely sure what rack and pinion means, but we squeezed ourselves into the small carriages, and I mean squeezed, if anyone wanted to get out, we all got out and started the 4 hour journey. The journey included a gradient of 1 in 12, 208 curves and 13 tunnels. We stopped at several points for photo and toilet stops. At one particularly scenic point, not needing the frequent toilet stops from a couple of weeks ago, I ran over to the edge of the viewpoint with my camera ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Free parking