Abad Whispering Palms Lake Resort
Travel Blogs from Kumarakom
Whilst polishing of our Indian wine, a raven decides to fly into the overhead power cables, I **** you not! After a massive bang, the resulting arc was bright enough to light up 2 city blocks, and the raven will not be raiding garbage dumps any more. Did we just witness the birth of a new franchise, KFR, Kochi Fried Raven? This place, and these people are just ...
... tourism office and decided to stop in to ask about the ferries. Yes - another ferry stop just down the way and the ferry to Ft. Cochin in only 10 minutes. Hurry! You can make it. but first sign the guest book please!
So on we walked, now passing through a crazy port/industrial area that was part open construction site, part mud pit, part truck loading zone. I actually couldn't believe we were allowed to walk through - it seemed ...
... Kerala backwaters are a chain of brackish lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast (known as the Malabar Coast) of Kerala state in southern India. The network includes five large lakes linked by canals, both manmade and natural, fed by 38 rivers, and extending virtually half the length of Kerala state. The backwaters were formed by the action of waves and ...
... rounded balls in the carving. The brass nodes, polished every day, were used to reflect light from the candles and then illuminate the rest of the room. We walk through into a small anteroom where Babo explains the artifacts like the costumes and swords used by the king. Our last stop in the palace is the hall of kings, which houses portraits of each king. The kings are shown in their royal regalia, each sporting some type of royal artifact from their time. ...
... knew we had to come back swinging, so we kept strolling around our guesthouse until we found an Internet cafe that was open. Rested, cooled off, and buzzing from our internet fix, momentum was on our side. It was time to get back on the offensive with a march toward the old harbor. Our first stop: the fabled Chinese fishing nets. As we walk towards the row of nets, a fishermen waves us into the small pier situated in front of his net. My gut was telling me that the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking