The International Hotel
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... Most of the shops in Jew Town consisted of a single small area packed with items, but Heritage Arts was a maze of giant rooms, packed to the brim with astounding items. There were carvings taken straight from the walls of ancient temples, indigenous canoes, insanely expensive wooden/stone/metal statues, pillars, and even entire walls of Indian artifacts which you could purchase. The sheer volume was incredible, and some of the individual pieces were worth hundreds of ...
... visit to Alleppey.
Chakara - Bounty of the Sea
Mathew told us that when the rainy season begins, the tourist season will be over. But that also will bring a flourish of fishing activity. He said, during that time, they catch more and bigger lobster and fish than the rest of the year. The sea creatures must be attracted to all the nutrients that wash into ...
... miss out connecting flight to Cochin. When we got to Chennai I was told by a jet Blue rep to go to the second floor where we got lost until a nice guy took us to the right place. We then proceeded to talk to Santosh who told us they were going to transfer us to a 3pm Spicejet flight. He asked us to give him some time to take care of the ticketing so we left to get some snacks. We had coffee and muffins and some microwaved sandwiches. Not great but basic sustenance. We ...
... through the water. The Chundan Vallam also has the record as "the biggest water vessel used for sports purpose". We also learned that the boats take a year to build and some of the boats were over 40 years old and took part every year. We decided to buy the cheap 200 rupees (£2) tickets so we could be with all the locals. There were more expensive tickets available at 1000 and 2000 rupees which get you a brilliant view of the water - but they were for ...
... with them (including Mr Benjamin J. Steed, who will be joining me as guest editor of the blog for the Indian section. Ben and I are both in India till April).
I booked a train ticket north from Kochi to Goa (the reservations system is an experience in itself, with 20 million people travelling on the trains every day), and enjoyed a hot and crowded 14 hour trip up the coast. The train was a lot more battered than its Turkish or ...