The Renai Cochin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... but I saw a place in the Lonely Planet I liked. Fortunately an acceptable room was available. Ten minutes later the heavens opened. It was possibly some of the best thunder storms I have seen. I took some video. It's not monsoon but I think these are the forerunners. So I need to get to the toy train quickly because it shuts down when the rain is at its worse.
Fort Cochi is probably one of the prettiest and most tidy small towns I have seen in India so far. I ...
... meant only one thing. It meant that my Southern India tour was rapidly coming to an end. Wow! I just couldn’t believe it.
It seemed that in a blink of an eye, here I was back to the lodge in Kochi where it all started just two weeks ago! I asked myself the question.....where did the time go!
... lots of grand old colonial buildings still standing, and being used by various Govt. offices, or education establishments.
our hotel, The Malabar, was an 18th century colonial building, built round a courtyard, where we ate in the evening., to the accompaniment of traditional Keralan music.
We found the beach, where there was an enormous crab being constructed out of discarded plastic , to raise awareness of the huge amount of plastic rubbish floating in ...
... than being pleased, will actually feel cheated – of the more ludicrous amount you'd be willing to pay."
I don't exactly know when I started getting the hang of it. Maybe it was making it a fun game. Maybe it was realizing that the sparkling garlands of painted elephants were either a 360 Rupee ($6) rip-off or a 240 Rupee ($4) steal...and that 2 bucks was really not that much to be cheated out of...And besides, I always knew I was getting the "foreigner" deal, ...
... session. Check out the video!
Immanuel was such a genuinely nice man. He couldn't do enough for us. He was one of the very few people we actually trusted to organize anything for us. He lent us his wife's scooter and he accompanied us to the fish market. He insisted on this so we could get local prices. He would visit every stall and get a price, we would follow and decide at the end what we wanted. Then his wife cooked it all ...