Puzhayoram Heritage Resort
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... then off to visit the Dutch Palace, originally built by the Portuguese as a "gift" to the reigning Sultan too expedite trading concessions. How it finally became Dutch will be in the history books. Currently now a museum renovated to display the history of the region. We kinda whipped thru this cultural wonder as the humidity climbed up to 108 (honestly!) and the fans struggled to spread the muggy air! No ...
... a pashmina. Had my first meal too coconut rice with actual bits of coconut in it and calamari rings and whole baby squids cooked in spices and in a whole banana leaf was lush! It is dirty over here though. Rubbish on the sides of the road, goats running round, random little fires, then stagnant water and streams which smell. But it's beautiful at the same ...
... Gita on this trip. Shopping, in particular, has been much more enjoyable with her. Usually in these situations I clam up - I don't know if I'll buy anything, don't want to give conflicting signals or get roped into a long arduous conversation with a shopkeeper, don't want to end up pressured to buy something I don't want. It can feel very fraught. Gita is the complete opposite. She chats with the shopkeepers about their wares. She asks about their family ...
... As it is right on the coast of the Arabian Sea, Kerala is known for its (hopefully) fresh fish curries, and I ate a delicious dinner of local fish moliee; a whole fish cooked in coconut milk.
The next day, the 22nd April, I spent a pleasant day sightseeing in Fort Kochi, and its neighbouring region, Mattancherry. I walked along the Mahatma Gandhi Beach to see the small coastal fish market, and also the big Chinese fishing nets (Cheena vala). These nets ...
I am up around 6. I didn't sleep very well, have been wakened a number of times by sounds under the boat – probably fish. Also, men walk by on the shore and it occurred to me that even though there are tarps covering the ways in to the boat, they could easily hop on board. I tried not to think about it, but was not able to totally drive the fears from my thoughts. I also could not stop thinking – about what I will ...