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... traditional keralan breakfast - idli (rice flour cakes) with an onion and lentil curry that I couldn't eat. Plus coconut chutney - I love this stuff! And banana fritters - yum. We were in a bit of a rush, we were late for the ferry, so we had to quickly grab our stuff and jump on a small boat to cross the river. From here, we were picked up by tuk tuks to take us into the city and to the boat stop. A couple of minutes away from the river we were transported into a different ...
When we were in Munnar we met two English ladies, and also a lady from Sweden and her 23 year old daughter and they were both staying at the same Homestay as us and had both stayed at this Homestay in Kollam at different times and recommended the place and also a tuk tuk driver called Francis who does work for the owner.
We asked for Francis and he took us around Kollam for about five hours today. It was just fascinating to be taken to places ...
... options of getting to the next town, Allepy by boat. This was an option but quite expensive and probably rather tedious at 8 hours so we have again opted for a taxi which is marginally more expensive but much quicker. Buses are rather out for us because we have yet to see any long distance express buses which would have room for our luggage. We have too much, but every time I suggest dumping stuff Roz objects. Some of it will have to ...
... that I took his recommendation seriously. This area sports high cliffs above the ocean. The beach goes on forever and it has the most erratic waves I have ever been in. You get tossed around like a piece of fruit in a bad blender!
Above the cliffs are many many shops and restaurants. It is the slow season here so the shop openers are pretty keen for any business. It does make for good ...
... left for as much as possible and managed to stick with it for most of the day. I arrived here at about 4 ish - found a good guest house on the cliff - parked the bike and went walkabout. I was last here about 5 years ago and on first impressions things don't appear to have changed that much. The one thing that has noticeably changed though is me - I'm ...