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 ...
Kochi airport. Cool, calm, air-conditioned, quiet. You stroll in and pick your bags right up one after another from the conveyor belt. The ATM dispenses cash smoothly on the first go and the Internet cafe tells us the address of our B&B before the staff point us to the bus stop 10 metres from their door. The bus from Kochi airport; almost like being in a Jamaican lift. Not that I ever have been but I imagine it as jaunty ...
... 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 ...
... a gaggle of elderly Indian ladies, who muttered angrily in Hindi, I suspect asking me to get out of their way. Aha, I knew I had now arrived in India!
I spent an hour or so wandering around Mumbai airport in a panic wondering what on earth was going on, and where I was meant to be, finally managing to navigate myself onto the right plane, a domestic flight to Cochin (Kochi) in Kerala. After a one hour delay, I touched down in Kochi starving hungry, ...
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 ...