Riverside Retreat

Karumady, Alappuzha, Kerala, 688561, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $41.00
 

Travel Blogs from Alappuzha

Election Day and a Parade (Not Related)

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is

1

... was dispensed mysteriously to bounce off Rob onto the ground. Trailing behind the flamboyant core was several dozen boys and young men stamping and clapping arrhythmically. We watched bemused. None of it makes any sense to us and looked like the result of an all gay mental asylum.

After this baffling interlude we went back to frenetically swapping coloured bits of cardboard on a table according to arcane rules while exchanging secret signs. Lauren and Rob won handily. ...

Boating the Backwaters

A travel blog entry by wanderingbish

15

... what he had to say and in fact he was talking to a European couple who were staying there. The tout rushed off somewhere else and so I was able to ask how it was, they were positive and so I checked it out. It was nearly the only hostel in town with most hotels being rather expensive so i got myself a decent deal on a room and checked in.

Over the corridor was a nice Indian guy around my age and an Indian lady a little older who kindly invited ...

The houseboat

A travel blog entry by joancauldwell

8

I am pretending I am still in Alleppey for the integrity of the blog!

We were greeted at the houseboat with garlands of jasmine flowers. Now there's something that makes you feel like royalty! The flowers have an incredibly heady scent. It was a lovely welcome.

Then we were given coconut milk to drink (from the coconut via a straw), and shown our bedrooms. The crew consisted of the ...

Making our way down South

A travel blog entry by stephthetwin

40

... a tookTook man called Harry called us over 'You want ride in my Ferrari' ha! Now this is a new 1. Mark replies with 'no my friend, I've got 2 Porsches at the end of my legs' Harry says 'but still not Ferrari '. If he can take us to his mates shop 'just for look you don't have to buy, looking's free my friend' he will get free shirt. We kinda like Harry soooo we have made an agreement, we'll go have a look in this shop then he will take us to a ferry dock for free. 'Lovely ...

Alleppey & Houseboat

A travel blog entry by angierich

20

After our obligitory brekkie in ABBA again we headed off to the train station, we couldn't book tickets for the train so we were winging it a bit and I thought we'd be roughing it in 2nd class again but thank god we got sleeper seats instead so we were able to enjoy our 2 hour journey to Alleppey. When we got into alleppey we booked some other overnight trains so we wouldn't be slumming it in unreserved second class for 12 hours!!
We found a homestay ...

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