Club Mahindra Back Water Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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We were up at 6.45am this morning - nice weather!! Unfortunately the ground was a bit wet and slippery to go for a walk, so we went off to explore in a canoe instead. We made our way slowly down the main waterway. It was wide, the odd houseboat passing by, louder boats carrying rocks, locals in their small canoes. We passed locals at the tea shop drinking chai. Women out washing clothes. Children on bikes. Men having a bath. People going about their water-based lives. As we ...
... pulled up at the gate, a security guard let us in. It was 0400 on the day of checkin so we weren't hopeful for a room. Upgrade to a villa and the fact it was available was very welcome news! Shajeed who checked us in was quick, we can passports in the morning. He led us down a dimly lit path with his torch, passed the swimming pool and meandering through flats/villa style accommodation. A black hole was to the left which would be the lake. We saw signs ...
... and then we were in India at another not very inspiring airport, Trivandrum. Visas passed muster and we were in. Managed to both get cash from the machine and arranged taxi to Kollam, a particularly un-touristy town. On reflection it is quite difficult to understand why we have come directly here and for so long. When we booked the hotel we were in a slight panic over finding somewhere over Christmas and also did not want to ...
... to Thailand, had a great time in Goa probably not quite what I expected though thought it would be more chilled beaches etc but didn't seem so was packed with Russian tourists and thousands of locals on the beach. The end of Goa time to catch a flight to the Kerala District to explore the Kerala backwaters and some beach chill out time in Varkala in the South of ...
... guest house has rescued three street dogs - they're gorgeous and an added attraction to the place. I'm thinking a week off maybe - then a nice coastal route north. All plans subject to change. I'll obviously soon be giving up on my wanderlust lifestyle, selling my bike (s) and buying a nice sensible estate car. Perfect ...