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 ...
... Google Drive for backup, Adobe Photoshop and Premier for photo/film editing, and Hulu for watching Modern Family).
8. Be the first to smile at a passerby. Some of the grouchiest looking people are hiding the widest, brightest smiles.
7. Any culture will embrace you if you can say please, thank you, and I’m sorry in their language. They get a kick out of your effort even if you’re massacring their ...
... father etc.... All the boats are scheduled to leave the dock at 12 and we were starting to get discouraged with the constant turn downs. We'd endured a five hour bus ride to get on one of these boats and things were not looking positive. Dripping with sweat and with Maya's chin dragging in the dust we headed to the dock for a final crack. For the first time, we wanted someone to come at us peddling their wares. Hark...our shinning night appeared. At first we were ...
... whole week which we were informed could be eaten at any point and to just ask and they would prepare it for us. At about 2 pm we headed to the banks where the boat was tied of to a palm tree and lunch was served. We had whole fish fried (Pearsport was its name!?) freshly caught from the river which, apart from Ollie's minor choking on a small bone incident, was actually delicious (I had to cover his head over with napkin as he was looking at me though-the fish not ...
... house to clean up before heading out for dinner. The same rickshaw driver, he lives next door, took me into town, first ATM then wine shop then dinner. ATM was no problems, wine shop was 10 deep, he would not let me out of rickshaw, he bought 2 bottles of Sula for me. Then dinner, I had Karimeen Mappas ( a lake fish, whole in a coconut based gravy). A new dish for me, again very nice. Rickshaw man picked me up and dropped me back to Homestay. Now for a glass of red before ...