Kuttanadu River Resort
Travel Blogs from Alappuzha
... On dore au soleil dans un cadre paradisiaque.
Ce petit bonheur durera près de deux heures, puis nous remontons sur la route retrouver la cacophonie à laquelle nous nous sommes habitués.
En attendant notre énième train de nuit, nous mangeons des puri bhajis dans une gargotte de rue. Franchement, 26 jours sans être malade à manger n'importe où, on tient un record non?
Ariane m'avoue qu'elle commence à réaliser ...
... that we did a lot of that day!
The captain later asked if we would like to go for a walk in a nearby village and took us to the other end of the same village we had been to previously. This transpired to be the home of the captain and chef and we suspected that their frequent disappearances may have been due to them nipping home! We spoke to the owner again and Ruth got us a very big discount, egged on by Femmy, but this was not conducive to the ...
... only travelled 1km down stream, but with our zigzag approach to oarsmanship we must have covered atleast 10! The relief on Joseph's face when we returned with his canoe in tact was a sight to be seen! With truly heavy hearts we departed, what will probably be our most treasured experience of India - with Joseph's mantra at the forefront of our minds (and his homegrown nutmeg in our ...
The next day it was time to head to Alleppy for our overnight stay on a kettu
vallam which is a houseboat built in the same style as the old rice
barges which used to ply the Keralan backwaters. As we were unsure of
what time we were leaving Periyar we didn't book the houseboat until
the following evening. After our luck in the reserve we decided we
didn't want to ruin the memory by seeing nothing the following day
that we decided to head ...
... cruising in third gear.
Still based on the 1956 design by British gunsmiths Lee Enfield, Buddha and his brethren (Royal Enfield Bullets), are quintessentially Indian: charming, eccentric and (like myself) fundamentally unreliable. One presumes the companies slogan 'Made like a gun. Goes like a bullet', refers to a projectile lodged in a cows **** as it wanders the road. However, given he would be my traveling companion ...