The Tower House
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Fort Cochin 11-14 Dec
Having already spent some days in Fort Cochin before, it felt good to come back to a place with which one is somewhat familiar. We also went for a day and night to Cherai Beach, which is meant to be Cochin's beach resort and according to some guide books – Cochin’s best kept secret. Well it’s rubbish …
Y desde Fort Cochin escribo mi última entrada en este blog. Nos hemos alojado en el hotel The Tower House, justo al lado de las redes chinas. Es un antiguo edificio de la época colonial y tenemos una habitación enorme y preciosa con una cristalera que hace esquina al parque. Hemos pasado estos dos últimos días relajados en la piscina, paseando y …
The world comes to life with the break of dawn over the backwaters, and we see flotillas of fishermen heading out to the lake as we eat breakfast. Our cruise this morning follows the shoreline of the lake, which is much more interesting than when we cruised directly across it yesterday. We have excellent views of life on shore as well as on the …
... we arrived at a mansion to watch the sun set over the palm trees. Ben the owner invited us to use his rickety decaying row boat to paddle out to his neighbours prawn fishing pontoon. Stanley ( the neighbour) has a huge ( 10 X 10m) Chinese fishing net that gets lowered into the water for 15 mins and then gets pulled up with a handful of prawns, fish, crabs in it. Then for dinner we were served the most amazing duck curry I have ever had with our ...
... we quickly decided to find a shopping mall with air-conditioning and then walk through the markets in the afternoon. We headed to M.G road and found a mall with a super market and a few shops. We spent about an hour looking in the supermarket and being shocked at how cheap everything was, especially some brands we have at home like shampoos and face washes. If only I had room in my bag I would stock up in the cheap things, but my suitcase is already 20kg. It was a good ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility