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 …
... her activities on electronic devices, but he knows this will change and he is concerned that easy access to "western" style games will change her. Our group then assembled down at the water, some final group photos were taken, then we boarded a boat for a one and a half hour trip from our home stay, down the Kerala backwaters to Alleheppy. The trip was wonderful - a perfect way to finish our month long stay in ...
... 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 ...
... he seemed happy with this. Now a few hundred meters out of our way, we continued to find a place called the Harbour Restaurant, a little like a bar with tables. It served cold Kingfishers and a very passable curry and was our home for the early evening. Our walk back to the hotel passed the entertainment on the beach, billed as "India's Beach Football Championships", it was noisy, colourful and entertaining. The rest of the walk was dark, full of potholes and, thankfully without ...
... 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!