Flora Airport Hotel
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... charged us RS 1,500. It was the best decision we could have made because there was a huge traffic jam and we would never arrive on time by bus.
The tuk-tuk driver dropped us off in front of the airport at about 12.30. We made it! Luckily we didn┤t face any other difficulties and took off at 14.00 as scheduled. That was close…next time we won┤t such a good luck :)
The flight was short (1,5 hours) but very pleasant. We were even served food during the flight. ...
... we just sat there watching them work so hard in the baking sun.
After a few hours on the boat enjoying the scenery and looking at local life go on as normal - with women washing clothes in the river, children walking to school and men using the small boats on the river as their means of transport - we stopped and went by foot to a local beach where the fishermen were bringing their fish in from the sea to be auctioned. It was amazing to see ...
... the sea. We still managed to have a good look at the Chinese fishing nets. They are legacy of the 15th century and need at least four men to operate them at high tide. Nowadays they are more efficient as tourist attraction than to fish.
ChloÚ was in the need for some beach action and touristy place. So we spent the week end in Varkala. It took us just over 1h by train to get there. The ride was fine. We had space and could sleep. The ride back in the first Monday ...
... area, the architecture is different, the streets are so much cleaner and theirs heaps of little shop fronts specialising in ripping off westerners with beautiful Indian nick nacks. Lots of tourists are staying around in this area but the streets are still very quiet. The weather here is pretty disgusting, the humidity is extremely difficult to bear, especially with our modest clothing. We took ourselves to a cafe which had air conditioning to have a coffee and egg wrap for ...
... A rapid pack and shower ensued and we were ready in time to disembark. Finding the taxi driver was the next challenge which was only surpassed in finding him and wondering if he had had his 10th birthday yet..... Unphased, we entered the cab and enjoyed a vigorous journey back to Fort Kochin. The rest of the day has been spent grazing on various levels of food and drink, culminating in a bottle of Indian Sauvignon Blanc in a rather fancy hotel. Night bus, here we ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services