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- Swimming pool
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Relaxing day at the pool, on a canoe, massage and sunset viewing
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... and all mod-cons, including a great bathroom. By the kitchen her mother, Anima, is giving a cookery demonstration to some other guests, preparing the lunch which is served soon after. We all eat communally in a beautiful outdoor library, sat around a large table with a lazy susan at its centre on to which are loaded dish after dish of wonderful food. We have various fish curries, lentils, pickles, an amazing beetroot and yoghurt dish and various ...
... a comb.
In Santa Cruz Basilica (1902) , the painted stone columns are coloured like dried blood. Devotees touch the tombstones of former bishops and the portrait of Jesus. A crow flies across the aisle.
Tonight we eat at Oceanos, a predominantly seafood restaurant with Syrian Catholic options on the menu. The fish vindaloo lacks complex flavours but the aubergine masala and thali of beetroot thorin, daal, coconut and chilli-infused yogurt are tasty. ...
Starting with early swim and then breakfast. The sun was shining so walked to Jewish old town to the antique place that the hotel owner also owns. Peter has a small collection of antiques and I wanted to buy him something for his birthday which I just found out is today!! So I found an old looking bell! I have no idea how old but thought he could hang it next to the old oil lamp ...
... of Vishu and fireworks bang and fizz everywhere around.
The next day we set out to explore on foot, but the heat is almost unbearable- being used to high temperatures in New York or Buenos Aires summers doesn't prepare you for April in Kerala.
We relent when a tuk tuk driver offers to take us around the town and 'show us the real Fort Cochin'.
Our tuk tuk driver is called Magic Johnson ("Johnson my real name, Magic ...
... the mini bar which hit the spot and went well with some banana bread.
Tuesday 6th November
We are promised a change of room and by 10.30 we are in a much nicer room 104 on the first floor complete with a wooden floor and an efficient air conditioning unit. There is even an annexe which would have been perfect for some yoga practice had it not been for the fact that one window had no mosquito netting and there was no air con.
Our hotel ...