River Queen Houseboats
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... We ate a pretty tasty veg
biryani for lunch and enjoyed lots of snacks to kill the time (plus too many
‘hide and seek’ biscuits, our new treat!) this was an Indian train after all,
so had set off late and was naturally delayed en-route, ha ha!
Two characters we saw stuck in our memory from that journey,
one of an older Indian lady who was well dressed and had short hair unlike
other Indian women we had seen. She asked to see the Indian travel ...
... through pylons in an empty parking lot at traffic school; rickshaws overcrowded with pint-sized school children hanging outside the window just to wave hello. (India)
12. Experience is the best form of education as nothing is as it is portrayed. Nothing. Especially when it comes to religion and politics.
11. Observing riot police in Istanbul, protests of the mafioso government in Bulgaria, a country-wide election in Nepal, ...
... Maya slept the entire time. We arrived in Alleppy around midnight. Dark empty streets met us. This was a situation we had spoken about not getting into before we left. One bloke shadowed us on his bike, offering lodging at his place for a cheap rate as long as we jumped on the back of his Honda Hero (Indian's bike of choice). We passed that up and were lucky enough to find a room for $10. We were asleep within 10 minutes. Alleppy is famous for its long ...
... out of the quay side into the traffic jam of boats. There must have been a couple of kilometers of houseboats of various shapes and sizes lined up along the banks but i still think our Jane looked the best-not biased at all!
Shortly we had come out into a massive fresh water lake, so big it put Windermere to shame! There were lots of boats out so we were pleased when our driver navigated us knowledgeably into quieter waters. Our driver and his brother (the first ...
... find a spot under the palm trees ask another tourist to watch my bag while I go for a swim. When I return I start to talk to the German guy watching my bag. He is here visiting his daughter who is doing a "social year" staying with a family in Misor working in a school. The cost is only airfare and a small amount for board, all up about 2000euro. Pretty good experience for a year. He is travelling around on a motor cycle. The beach is beautiful, no one to hassle you. ...