Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom
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We woke up and headed to breakfast. The kids used the paddle boats, visiting the bunnies and using the kiln to make pottery! We all swam in the pool and we found another family from Pittsburgh! At noon we were picked by a beautiful houseboat to take a trip through the backwaters. It was an amazing four hour plus trip on a gorgeous …
... about an hour or so, towards Kumarakom, where we will be spending our final night in Kerala at a homestay called Philipkutty Farm, on the banks of a backwater by Vembanad lake. It’s even hotter today, and we wait in the car, grateful for the air-conditioning as a boat is slowly punted across from the far shore. We load our bags into it and hop on board, waving goodbye to Tensing and wondering what awaits us on the other side… not quite ...
... aunty Estha) and just goes to show how much organised religion shapes and forms a community and way of life for individuals.
After the twisty bendy ride we checked into a very snazzy, but reasonably priced place (Kaivalyam Retreat) which offered the promise of a farm stay retreat with Yoga and guided walks through the spice gardens, pure veg organic food and a calm quiet atmosphere to relax and unwind in. After our experience at a retreat in Rishikesh so far, we ...
... The houses are gorgeous with brightly painted exteriors and right by the water’s edge so people use the water to wash themselves, their clothes and their crockery. We meandered down the waters watching people going about their days, stopping briefly to smile and wave at us. It looked like a pretty nice way to live.
It was difficult to tear ourselves away but we had a date to try to find some tigers!
... we can go tiger, Elephant, Cobra and Croc spotting :D
Its our last day with Lawrie and Milly today so probably have a beer or two later, then its just 2 of us again, its gonna be weird!
Mal threw up of the top of the highest building in mangalore after a day of drinking for Millies birthday, we had a 60km tuk tuk ride with 4 of us cramed in the back. it had a full on bass bin in the back which took up all the ...