River Queen Houseboats

Nehru Trophy Road,Konnakapalli Building, Alappuzha, Kerala, 688006, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alappuzha

Election Day and a Parade (Not Related)

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is on Apr 10, 2014

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... the game. This annoyed the rest of us as we got pretty competitive. Half-way through the game a parade interrupted us.

Men carrying ornate effigies on their backs were flanked by dancers carrying lit flares. The huge floral contraptions reached high enough to get caught in the power-lines crossing the alley. Several times men with long poles had to untangle the helpless devotees. Rob was thrown a banana by a large bird. A winged and beaked man gestured at us and ...

Boating the Backwaters

A travel blog entry by wanderingbish on Jan 11, 2014

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Or more affectionately named Allepey, this was the gateway to the famous Kerala backwaters; an intertwining waterway system that is used by locals in the same way the Venetians use theirs. Fortunately most tourists stay in the main town just north and come down for their backwater trip and leave again so it was actually still rather local in the main town.

I pulled into town and was stopped in the street by a tout for a guesthouse, dubious I ...

Houseboat Cornucopia and Finding Jesus in Kerala

A travel blog entry by davidobrienvt on Nov 27, 2013

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... a good nights rest, and the Sacred Heart of Jesus found me one last time on the taxi boat from the houseboat to mainland in the morning at checkout. We are now headed for a northbound bus to Kochi, and Jew Town! Yes, apparently there are six Jewish Families left here, and we are going to check it out! And yes, it really is called Jew Town. I am hoping they have a Star of David necklaces, similar or Nike Town's version, as a souvenir. The population of Jews in Kerala spiked with Eric's arrival, he is excited ...

Making our way down South

A travel blog entry by stephthetwin on Apr 27, 2013

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... here with a burnt hand ...but yeah it tastes good. Well that was awesome. Very tasty. We may be back here tomorrow if we survive it & he doesn't burn mark again. Now the best way to shake off a fish supper- massage! Lets go find 1. We've both tried an Indian traditional therapy by Ayurvedic called Sirodhara: a continuous stream of medicated warm oil poured on to the forehead for 20-40mins. Its deeply relaxing and revitalises the central nervous sytem-the leaflet ...

Day 75

A travel blog entry by craigandkelly on Dec 19, 2012

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... on with lunch as pot after pot of food came out, fish, vegetables, rice, bread, chicken, it was more than we could possibly eat. It was then time to move on and we carried on our journey. One of the men came and told us if we want to buy any fresh fish from the market (this is a usual stop for the boat) we couldn't as the broken leaver was required to safely moor in. There was an alternative, he could arrange for a fisherman to row our and sell us ...

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This hotel, located on Nehru Trophy Road,Konnakapalli Building, Alappuzha, is near Lakes & Lagoons Tour Company, Ashtamudi Lake, Snehadhara Ayurvedic Centre, and Vembanad Lake.
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