Lake Palace Family Resort
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... as coconut husks that are being dried for fuel. It is very much like being in Ha-long bay, Vietnam, except that here, you don't have the imposing rocks, but green fields as far as the eye can see. I really don't know what else to say, other than the drivers must be really relaxed, cruising through the water each day. The next day (Monday) we saw lots of men ...
... north India tour now started to occupy our minds and our conversations. So it's perhaps not surprising, with all this excitement looming that the next days tour was a bit of a damp squib that neither of us could really get into from the start. Kerala's do not miss attraction, according to all the guides, are it's Backwaters. These are basically a network of brackish rivers and canals just behind the coast. If truth be told this is where I had imagined that we would be spending some of ...
... on my side, and they see opportunity. I am a chance to boost their living standards just that fragile inch that I can so easily grant, while their well to do Indian peers have become immune to their empathy drawing gazes.
So yes, I do tip the 16 year old kid that works in our hotel every night when he brings in an extra cot for me to sleep on, and yes, I do lend a 25 note to the old man pushing our canoe with a bamboo staff. It is not out of some self ...
... to pay double - we pay both ways even though we only travel one way, because the cab driver will have to come back empty. We started to feel overwhelmed with all the conflicting information and decided to call the hotel directly. Meanwhile, 9 times out of 10, when we asked the government tourism officials a question they would say - oh, ask at your hotel. How many kilometers from vypin island ferry to Cherai? ask at your hotel. How much should a cab ...
... independence was put to the test on Tuesday night when we returned to our room to be ambushed by 2 inches of murky orange-shelled and scuttling brown-legged cockroach, lying in wait behind the Colgate. Our bug catching weapon of choice (a measuring jug) was unfortunately already occupied by a spider I'd captured that morning and didn't have the heart to flush away so had left to think about what it had done. He went to a watery grave.