Travel Blogs from Alappuzha
... Islamic demonstration in India have all opened our eyes wider to global issues.
10. Accepting others' differences is fine, but focusing on the similarities we have in common is even better as humans are more alike than people may think. The majority of people across the globe are similar: happy, resilient, and good-natured. We critique other cultures far less these days.
9. We have always loved technology, but now we ...
... we reached the other side we came to a much smaller canal, where I decided to give the old boy a hand and rowed with him as we were moving painfully slow. As we came through the opening it felt like we were canoeing through a jungle. Large palm trees hung over the side of the canal which was full of other types of plant life. We came across villagers who were using the lake for washing, fishing and bathing. The trip went on and we got to ...
... round that Russians won’t be getting any rooms round here anymore, a bit of a shame, there was a family that ate here, they had kids and they were fine, didn’t speak any English, but they did make the effort and used Google translator on my iPod, which made for some strange conversation (its not the best), the kids liked playing games on my tablet (I guess with games you don’t need to understand, they are pretty universal, well, angry birds are)
So here I ...
... so we sat down in a badly painted eating hall with other locals and said, "two please!" with big grins like this :D on our faces. Out came a metal tray and a rice pile the size of an athlete carb loading and then several curries slopped down in front of us and a big crispy papadum, amazing! Our meal was budget blowing at 80 cents each. After eating that we wandered the streets and then trundled down to the wharf in the hot sun to take a gander at all the houseboats. We ...
... are stacked 3-4 deep and everybody is waving their receipt in the air as if they are at the queens jubilee, trying to draw the attention of the poor shop assistant who is standing on top of the counter.
Eventually 2 apples, 3 tomatoes, slab of choc plus 2 cold drinks 45 mins later 2 happy customer emerge unscathed from the supermarket, once outside we roared with laughter as we had never experience anything like that in our lives ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking