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TravelPod Member ReviewsLakesong Kumarakom
Relaxing day at the pool, on a canoe, massage and sunset viewing
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We have breakfast on the houseboat then set sail to our resort. The chef makes me scrambled egg and earl an omelette. And mountains of toast. The fresh fruit plate is yummy. With discussion over what the yellow banana is, it's Kerela banana. It's a sweeter more bananary banana. We dock to find we are at the wrong resort, undock and sail ten minutes …
... view. We were also right next to a bird sanctuary that was lovely, if a little sweaty (it’s ridiculously humid here) to walk around – even though we never actually saw that many birds.
We spent 3 glorious days lounging by the lakeside reading, watching the boats, tackling crosswords and walking along the canals. We also took a boat tour of the narrow backwaters to get a glimpse of what life is like ...
... s perhaps interesting to note how 3 months on the road has changed our perception of money. We both now haggle *************e of the British reserve. We are both willing to suffer some minor inconvenience or upset for a few saved £. We both savour those everyday luxury things that used to be so easily accessible back home. Every £ saved, not wasted or conned out of us is part of a finite budget for this trip, so wasted £ cost days! So £6 each was ample to get us in ...
... a safe bet for dinner would be a veggie burger at Chic King - India's fast food!
Next day we went on the Kerala back waters, which was very relaxing if a little uncomfortable (wooden seating for seven hours.) We had a lovely Keralan lunch on the boat, although we have limited pictures as we failed to check the battery on the camera - oops! After lunch we went on smaller canoes down man made ...
... mind. Note the many photos of trucks - even though Willingdon Island is small and not on any main thoroughfares, there are a surprising number of trucks on the roads at all times.
After wandering a bit, we managed to find a ferry stop! Success! But no! It was the wrong ferry. What transpired was exactly the sort of funny exchange that you can only appreciate when in the midst of a completely enjoyable interlude out of normal ...