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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... where I had some delicious snapper filled with shrimps and a Marsala sauce. Truly delicious and the Indian wine really complimented our food. Once again a lovely night and some lovely memories made.
Next morning we woke up and packed ready to leave, not before viewing more of the town and grabbing breakfast in a cool art cafe. Yet again some fabulous tea and food. So with our stomachs full of yummy treats we headed off and I returned to Bangalore.
... 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! ...
... has Christianity, Hindu, Muslim and Jain religions, so the Shire might feel a little outnumbered.
I'd got in after the memorable train trip from Ooty and the 1st thing I'd noticed was the intense coastal heat and humidity. By the time I'd sorted myself a hotel room, I was soaked through in sweat and giving the locals a little show with my see-through shirt. Luckily though, it was a stormy week for Kochi and every night the rain ...
... 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 ...
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