Travel Blogs from Kollam
... the water for it's next meal and majestic kites circling high above. we cruised along watching people at work coir weaving (coconut fibres woven into rope), tending to the fish farms or working in the garden tending to the coconut palms, banana trees and multitude of spice producing plants. Life on the backwaters passes at a slower pace than in the cities. As the sun started to set, we arrived back where we had started and headed off to catch our train. Varkala ...
... and covered in woven reeds. We cruised through the open backwaters, seeing the Chinese fishing nets at work and fishermen going past balancing on their impossibly narrow rowing boats. Lucy and the boys jumped in at the first opportunity for a splash around, the boys throwing themselves in from the top deck (well, they are only 19) and all managing to sustain injury from the hull when climbing inelegantly back in. We were going ...
... s seaside fairground area, full of families. One very confident 10 year old girl called Sandra came up to practise her English, she introduced us to her family and brothers. It always seems to be the girls that are the more confident to talk to us. She did what apparently is common but seems to us to be intrusive, asking our names, where we are from, our jobs, the our ages (she didn't but others do - then ask our income!). We did ...
... beside himself at the prospect of seeing the boy fozz. The last 2 months have been pretty intense in terms of the amount of time we have all had to spend with each other. don't get me wrong its been Brilliant but i think we are all really looking forward to spending some time apart as well. We've got 3 flights in the next three days to get us to Koh pan gang. It's going to be a mission but the destination at the end makes it all worth ...
... Saturday, late morning we woke up feeling like hell, it was high 30 degrees, not ideal, the mighty plan of getting to Sri Lanka that sounded like the best plan in the world but a few hours earlier didn't sound quite as good as the original plan to use our already paid for flight tickets on the 6th April.
Saturday was more chilling ready for our trip to the Hill Stations of Munnar on Sunday, thank god the hangover would be gone for ...
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