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 …
... the boat for most of the ride. It felt like I was the captain driving this whole boat. The room was also very nice. At night, we docked and went to bed. It was almost unnoticeable that we were on a boat on the water. It was an 'out-of-the-land' ...
A nice comfortable bed and a good nights sleep always gives the morning a better feel. We had opted for the Indian Breakfast, when in Rome, it turned out to be very different but very nice. There was a curry type mixture, some dosa's, fruit juice, pineapple and tea, we certainly weren't left hungry. We decided it would be a day for exploring and we set off for town on a very clear and very warm morning. Downtown Alleppey was a a very ...
After our brief time in Alleppey floating down the backwaters of Kerala, we hopped a two hour bus to the city of Kochi, still in the province of Kerala, and stayed in Fort Kochi. Fort Kochi is the oldest port in India, and shares a history of settlement by a variety of invaders, Portuguese, Dutch, and English, all of whom have left their marks in the interesting architecture that still provides so much character today. The narrow, ...
... a pashmina. Had my first meal too coconut rice with actual bits of coconut in it and calamari rings and whole baby squids cooked in spices and in a whole banana leaf was lush! It is dirty over here though. Rubbish on the sides of the road, goats running round, random little fires, then stagnant water and streams which smell. But it's beautiful at the same ...