Green Fields Kumarakom
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... being in our big flashy 'otel, apart from the telly and our plush room there was a pool and lifts and corridors. Our train was late afternoon and we didn't have to check out thankfully so we hung out. As we went to leave and asked for a taxi to the station,we said our goodbyes and thank you's and the manager, one of the many, who'd greeted us when we first arrived and really looked after us, offered us a ' free' taxi to our destination Ernakulam! 200 km away. Not quite sure what ...
... I had to remind myself that we were not on a schedule, but by the end, regressed and kept asking, "Where to next?" after each little stop, and then promptly tuned out as soon as our guide began talking because it sometimes took too much energy to understand his answer, musically-accented as it was. I just got lulled into too much of a stupor, eventually.
Having said that, I have to also say that the ride was absolutely lovely. We saw ...
... our forays into the town here on Willingdon, Ft. Kotchi and Mattancherry in another post. For now, just to say that the Casino has been a delightful place for us to stay. This is by far the most expensive hotel I've ever paid for myself in a developing country, though at $70 a night for a shared room, still very reasonable for Gita and I to afford. We have air-conditioning! We have hot showers! We have electricity and wi-fi. It is so luxurious and I am very thankful ...
... for the night, but couldn't find anyone who spoke English, let alone a hotel room.
By this point, I was dripping with sweat, on the edge of physical collapse and thoroughly confused as to what train was the correct one. I joined the enormously long ticket queue, and began the hot and arduous wait. I felt so frustrated and lost, that I began to cry. This immediately attracted a festoon of onlookers, all crowding round me, staring intently with ...
... Yesterday, on emerging from one room, as asked us to make a diagnosis for the woman we'd just visited. She had looked fairly well, of a normal build, and the only thing I could think to say was that she looked a little bit dehydrated. We'd failed to notice the loss of the outer third of her left eyebrow should have told us she was an extreme case of hypothyroidism.
We've also had to get used to correct answers being acknowledged with a sideways head ...