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- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
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Relaxing day at the pool, on a canoe, massage and sunset viewing
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Lakesong resortThe chef on the boat Made us crepes filled with coconut and mango for breakfast, followed by a fluffy omelette and fruit, toast etc. We sail along the backwater and watch the oyster fishermen working and sit back and enjoy and then we arrive by boat to Eastend Lakeside resort for our two day stay.It is magnificent with beautiful …
... houses from the surrounding villages, and set within a series of irrigation canals in a coconut grove. It's all meant to be very ecological, with Eco sanitation, recycled water, a biomass digester ( whatever that is!).
Have booked myself an Ayurvedic head massage for tomorrow, that's after I've been on an early morning birding trip with the hotel naturalist, don't think Ron's up for that.
We swam in the pool, then went to watch the sun set over the lake....very ...
... honestly or tell him what he wanted to hear, we opted for a little of both. Personally we told him, it's so nice to to try the different flavours of India, the curries, the breads, the street food, but unfortunately others wonder where their McDonald's or pie and tomato sauce have gone! Our cab driver was a nice guy called Jeni, we had his company for a two hour journey and he also wanted to practice his English on us, which don't get me wrong was nice,and he was good company. As ...
... and the facial expressions: all of which are used to tell the
story, along with the accompanying singer. There is no spoken word. Then came the actual performance, accompanied by three Keralan drummers. The performance was very interesting as it was totally different than anything we'd ever seen before.
But we have yet much to see and experience in this vast country, and Mumbai is calling us, so we are on the road ...
... There weren't beaches nearby as the area is more of a port, albeit a laid back one. Apart from the odd cargo ship or navy cruiser steaming by, most of the traffic was the odd tourist boat or the local ferry (3p each way) to the other side of the bay. Also on the seafront were the odd Chinese fishing nets which we didn't see in action but they look like catapults and we assumed that they dip in to the sea and ...