Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom
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- Swimming pool
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... our backpacks
strapped up on the roof we made our way down quiet little lanes with lush
greenery bursting out at us everywhere. After a short walk down the side of a
small backwater canal we checked into this really charming little guest
house/homestay which was perched right on the banks of the backwaters and gave
us a really beautiful view of the waters that we would soon be travelling on.
The owner was very hospitable and friendly and spoke great English with a ...
... fries for earl and a green salad and keralan fried fish and green salad for me. The fish is good but my green salad is anything but - red onion, tomato, cucumber and more red onion. Earls was green pepper, pineapple and lots and lots of red onion. We finish just in time to go for our massages and now we know what to expect we relax and enjoy. The added steam bath makes for a slippery and oily floor we are patted dry and earl is told ...
... at this restaurant was phenomenal! All 5 of us ordered different curries rice and naan breads and then shared them between us. All 5 were amazing and we were all talking about returning there at the next possible opportunity. We all ate and drank for about £4 each. I am salivating at the thought of the curries just writing this. Then we went to buy some beers from the licensed liquor shops. This turned out to be down a ...
... of a drink and a comfortable bed. Soria at Torai seemed a long way away.
We were shown to a horrid room with pebbledash black and white stone floor not the nice wooden floor that Krysia remembered from their website! Krysia tried to draw the curtains and the pole, the bracket and the curtains fell down! The bed was made up as a double bed so the night porter set about remaking the beds with single sheets. We found some "extra strong" indian ...
... room - and that we shouldn't pay for room service but instead come down for free breakfast. Doh! And so we did.
Gita skyped with Ellic, I did yoga, we had a leisurely morning before setting back out for Ft Cochin. We only saw a part of the island yesterday and wanted to finish touring it today.
Meanwhile, we are preparing to change hotels - tomorrow we go to a beach resort about 30 kilometers from here. Mid-day today we thought we should ...