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... a punted canoe which would take me into some of the backwaters. Teamed up with a wicked Aussie girl, Hayley, and we got a local ferry across the huge lake out of Alleppey and met our canoer, Saji. He gave us some sugar filled brekkie and then us two sat in the canoe together while he punted us down small canals and across glassy rivers. Sat chatting and laughing (and on occasion helped to row) The scenery was smashing and we got to see a bit of waterside local life as ...
... I am still worried about getting ill but so far it's nothing major. Also I am conciuous that i was travelling through all asia and had upset stomach all the time, yet nothing serious happened to me, so hopefully i got more or less used to dodgy food on my travels. In the afternoon Viv was studying for a few hours whilst I was getting ready for my interviews. After a few hours I really wanted to get out of the hotel, so we made a dash to ...
... feel like servants to us, but rather like helpful friends that we are
Lunch was a very tasty meal of veg curries, totally
different to those we have had before, some were dry veg curries, amazingly
spiced and with bags of chillies in them too! Some were more like the dhal and
curries in gravy that we have been eating lots of, all were served with fat
Kerela rice and Indian breads. The chef also cooked up some local river fish (I
think that it ...
... of hours having an exam. They both speak excellent English and easily fall into conversation about our two countries. Jim and I spent the rest of the afternoon relaxing, watching the wildlife, lots of ducks on the lagoon, herons, crows, egrets and a few Brahmin kites fly over...but they are overtaken in the awe stakes by the butterflies here. They are so numerous and so pretty. I have seen one that was about the size of a saucer, I have never seen one so large. As ...
... may or may not be true because it turned out that our captain Alex was a total liar and the first negative soul we have encountered so far on this trip (he is not affiliated with Cast Away, they had our side with our disagreement with Alex and we still recommend them!) We spent most of the evening hanging out with our cook, Raoul, and finally catching up on some blogging (sorry for the delays guys!).
When we were finally back ...