Harbour View Residency
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... where the Indian Ocean backwaters winds between the palms. Crow and bird-of-prey silhouettes replace bats in the sunrise sky. A hive of people sit on rail tracks beside the road, waiting for transport to work.
We are welcomed at Heavenly Home Stay with a breakfast of omelettes and idli (fermented rice cakes) with a curried vegetable sauce. Exhausted, we sleep till afternoon before exploring the town. Fort Kochi is built on the remains of a Portuguese ...
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Immanuel was such a genuinely nice man. He couldn't do enough for us. He was one of the very few people we actually trusted to organize anything for us. He lent us his wife's scooter and he accompanied us to the fish market. He insisted on this so we could get local prices. He would visit every stall and get a price, we would follow and decide at the end what we wanted. Then his wife cooked it all ...
... Once our clothes had been returned(so nice to wear clean fresh clothes after having hot shower!) we took a walk along the promenade until we came to the cantilevered Chinese fishing nets. These are a legacy of traders from the court of Kublai Khan in 1400 AD. They are enormous spider like contraptions requiring at least 4 people to operate their counterweights.However modern fishing techniques are making these labour intensive methods less and less ...
... most warm, generous hosts at our home stays. Kerala which is the southern most state in India has a real laid back vibe about it. Food has continued to be a highlight as we Travel south... With a nice twist of seafood being thrown in now. 17th jan Our last long driving day... With 280km to cover we headed off early and were on the road by 6:30am probably to one of our hairiest driving days. Close calls with buses without brake lights and nearly becomibg ...
... Ashram some of you may wonder? In western terms one could say an Ashram is a monastery (no I have not gone crazy ;) ) However, it is not comparable to a western monastery filled with monks and nuns somewhere in the plains of Germany in a cute little church. This monastery is in the middle of the jungle on a hill overlooking a beautiful lake. The inhabitants wear yellow and white and their praying building is called satsang hall. It is an open hall with large arches, letting through ...