Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom
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... 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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... Apart from the fact that it looked like a tropical jungle, the people seemed to carry the tropical vibe with them. The relaxed, quieter feeling was a nice change. So our Vengabus took us to Kochi, one of the main towns in the state of Kerala, where we got off a stone's throw from the sea and also our guesthouse in the Fort Kochin area. The area is fairly pretty and the remnants of Portuguese colonialism are evident in ...
... 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! ...
... As it is right on the coast of the Arabian Sea, Kerala is known for its (hopefully) fresh fish curries, and I ate a delicious dinner of local fish moliee; a whole fish cooked in coconut milk.
The next day, the 22nd April, I spent a pleasant day sightseeing in Fort Kochi, and its neighbouring region, Mattancherry. I walked along the Mahatma Gandhi Beach to see the small coastal fish market, and also the big Chinese fishing nets (Cheena vala). These nets ...
... I get home, whether I should go home early, how to make Johannesburg work and more.
Breakfast is a cold omelet, toast (they actually serve the whole loaf of bread, around 15 slices!), bread, jam, coffee and fresh pineapple. The pineapple had been sitting in a bowl on the table until just a short while ago. I eat about ¼ of the pineapple. It is delicious. And irresistible. I say a small prayer that they have not washed ...