Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom
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... that I just have to laugh. They are (rather annoyingly and unscrupulously) trying to make a buck: for a night out of drinking or saving up for their families. Everyone is trying to get something. I’ve found that just by laughing it diffuses the situation for me (mostly) and for the person on the other end. Why should my mood be negatively altered from someone else who I don’t know? When I laugh and stop taking the interaction so seriously, then they laugh and both of ...
... had enuf and we went to lunch in a great restaurant that had a foyer full of antique furniture, a massive boat and assorted curios. We were placed on the terrace with the wafting breezes off the river... doin it tuff! Mark still not his usual self but I went for the special - prawn curry - while one of our fellow tourers tried for fried chicken and fries to be washed down with a root beer...umm...
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... journal to friends and family I suppose I'll have to type something. The best way to describe the tour is this. I'm glad it only cost 650 Rupee each and I'm even more glad that we didn't pay 15,000 Rupee a night for the houseboat. Just to be clear, I'm not slagging the Backwaters off, they are indeed tranquil. But they are also not that interesting, full of rubbish, not particularly rich in wildlife and certainly not unspoilt or un commercialised. It's just that they weren't a patch on ...
... many more people and I don't feel that the shopping is unpleasant or awkward. A lesson learned for my future travels.
That's all for now folks - as if you wanted more at this point! Tomorrow is the boat tour and the trip to Cherai - let's leave that as the cliffhanger for tonight. How will we get there? How much will it cost? will the hotel travel planner hook us up, proving the government tourism bureau is the best source of information after all? keep reading! ...
... my deriere. To cap it all, a truly horrific evening of vomiting and other nasty things began... Oh to be in India.
By the next day, I was a shivering, bruised shell of the spritely girl I once was, and after the four hour drive to Mysore, I was ready to curl up into a tight ball and hibernate. With no notable improvement to my condition, I made the decision to leave my tour. The problematic thing with tours is that, if you happen to fall ill, there is no ...