Travel Blogs from Kumarakom
... tourism somewhat spoiling the ambience and environment. There were boats a plenty, nevertheless we enjoyed looking at them and comparing the various types and occupants. At points the drivers would carry their road habits onto the water and hooting would start up - quite funny considering the relaxing nature of these channels of water, separating hectares of silent rice fields - it reminded me of Toad from Wind in the Willows! Some oats were full of partying Indians, ...
Gita and I had agreed that we would alternate with daily updates to the blog. Then we had a long travel day on monday, yesterday was too exhausting, and I knew today would be our day. Only to open the blog today and realize that Gita had out-blogged me by several entries. Hah, I am making up for it today!
Short post because I've already written a couple. More photos from another day at Ft. Cochin and Mattancherry. I seem to be having daily ...
... require at least four people to operate their counterweights at high tide. With modern techniques, these methods prove less profitable, but the experience of seeing the nets is priceless.
A short boat ride brings you to Fort Cochin and only a short walk away from the Chinese fishing nets. Seeing the nets at sunset was spectacular and around ...
... Arabian Sea coast and is 140 miles long. Together with the Thomas' we shared a houseboat, a cook, an engineer and a captain. For 3 hours we lounged around on the boat as it made its way up north to meet the two Fasil's who had driven the cars to a meeting point. In someways the backwaters reminded us of the Amazon. Many boats, people living off and on the river, tropical vegetation and a ...
... me eat. The cook stands there also. I think they are trying to have a conversation but don’t know how. It is quite unsettling to sit there eating with someone watching you. I try to talk to break the awkward silence. It helps somewhat.
I walk around for nearly about an hour and a half to 2 hours. I walk in every direction from the home stay, including to the lake. You cannot walk along the lake for very ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service