Puzhayoram Heritage Resort
Travel Blogs from Kumarakom
... taught us to make a quick chicken masala, helped us get some American dollars changed to rupees (this took well over an hour of sitting in the bank because they had to verify that our American money was real, they wouldn't take one bill because of a tear less than a half centimeter long, and their printer wasn't working to provide us with a receipt), and tried to get us a phone with an Indian Sim card for cheaper local calls (this has been an ongoing challenge due to phones ...
... she walk from the Ernakulum tickets window around the corner to the other side of the hut where a sign above the window said Willingdon Isl tickets.
We came back to the Casino, this time getting a tuk-tuk (auto rickshaw). We felt very good about ourselves for bargaining the basic low fare (20 rupees), only to realize the tuk-tuk ride was about 2 minutes long. If we weren't so tired or unsure of our bearings after a long meander ...
... didn't have much to offer, but the resort was beautiful. Plus the resort offer plenty of activities to keep its visitors busy - everything from 7am Yoga classes to Musical Sunset cruises daily.
Most times, I feel like when I go on vacation, I come back feeling more exhausted then when I first left. If you are looking for a place where you literally have nothing to ...
... were lots of markets selling fresh fish cooked with a partner restaurant/cafe. We continued walking around Fort Cochin, seeing Indian tourists enjoying a splash on the beach and viewing a graveyard at this site.
We headed back to the fish markets, chose a couple of fish and a young boy of about 8 walked us to a restaurant where we were given the choice ...
... prawns and a whole white fish rubbed with masala for us that is so fresh with some chips fried with curry leaves and a little turmeric. Its blissful - would just have loved a glass of wine with it . We have only had alcohol on 5 occasions until now - its so hard to find restaurants that serve it and bars are not readily available in many areas . Its also so expensive to drink here -apart from local beer all ...
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking