Hotel Pearl Continental
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We awoke to beautiful green fields filled with palm trees and passed rivers along the way. Our station caught us a bit off guard as we arrived an hour early despite leaving an hour late the night before?! It was already hotting up and we had to line up in the longest queue ever to get an autorickshaw which took us about 30 mins to our final destination before Delhi - Fort Kochi. Fort Kochi ...
... the sister hotel to the Eight Bastion and the snazziest place in town. It's a vast colonial building on the water's edge with a sought-after restaurant on the terrace with a renowned seafood grill.
Our reservation was made yesterday by the concierge at our hotel but no-one can seem to find it. They tell us they're fully booked but we sneak a peek at the terrace and there's definitely room for another table out there. We're polite but firm about our reservation ...
... Kerala breakfast. This consisted of curry and rice patties. Delicious! Kochi is also the place to get fresh seafood. One night we had a fantastic dinner - masala fish steamed in a banana leaf accompanied by deep fried okra - it was heaven on a plate!
We really enjoyed staying in Kochi. It was such a contrast to north India and we immediately felt calm and relaxed. This was a great start to our south India leg.
Got up early, had breakfast at the home stay - toast and omelet and tea. Headed off towards the beach on a mission to find clothes! Got a phone card sorted, 2 tops and a pair of pants over about 2hrs. Sat and got a juice as it's so hot!! Went to a local place and had 5 curries and ride for lunch - 0.40c!! Also trying to book a train / bus to Bangalore and then onto next destination. Turns out food is really cheap but transport is not!! ...
... some good vegetarian cooking when I get home. I also book a nights accommodation 1000 rupee for my last night in India on 17th. Time for dinner, I find one of the only bars in town, it is packed, a G&T and grilled squid for me. Back at the guest house I am bailed up by the family, they want to have a chat. I end up sitting in there house for about an hour talking cricket, house styles, weather, price of water etc. Time now for ...