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... heading right now, we
will say goodbye to the girls and then make our way back to Goa to take stock
of our plans, and enjoy having the luxury of semi-reliable internet once more
so that we can do research, make some reservations and move on once again.
For now, I’m going to close this laptop, enjoy some of the
forest scenery and will update everyone again just as soon as possible.
Lots of love from us both, take care of each other, big hugs
Dan & Scotty
... was beautiful, we found interestingly that all the seats upstairs were really wet with dew) breakfast (for which we were on time :) ) was a more continental affair with; onion omelette, toast, butter, jam, watermelon and tea and coffee. All too soon it was 9 am and we were back at the quayside in Allepy.
Life on the backwaters was certainly a highlight of our trip so far, was ever so relaxing and carried on nicely from the wedding theme; Eat, drink and be honeymooned! ...
... was essentially a Westerner trapped in an Indian body and world - her articles often cause a large back lash as she regular speaks of women's rights and being more accepting of various view points.
We stopped for a Chai at the furtherest point of our route before making our way back to our starting point along a different set of waterways.
I am very glad I met these guys in the guest house as I would have skipped what turned out to be ...
This hotel is not really a hotel in the normal sense of the word. It only has 6 rooms (although they are adding 8 more), and there is no proper dining room. There is however a menu, and when you have made your choice the waiter vanishes. He returns after about half an hour and invites you to a prepared table adjacent to a pool in a covered courtyard.
The hotel is on the edge of a vast lake ...
... down by cruising down the backwaters on the roof of the boats with the wind in our faces. It was very interesting seeing all the local houses and the wildlife; we even saw a Catholic church. The other walk was in the evening, which was much cooler. We walked around rice fields and farms for around two hours, with our guide telling us all about the local way of life, before getting a canoe back to our home stay. On ...