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- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTrident, Cochin Kochi
I just love this hotel :D
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After a bumpy flight, we arrived last night and were met by the second escorts team. It was yet another long drive to our hotel. The roads were quiet, so the driver made good time. The big difference between the 2 areas so far, is the heat and humidity, lack of car horns, lack of rubbish and a slower pace.
Breakfast complete, we were …
... They were pretty gross, and smelled rather putrid, and clearly belonged to something sizable, such as a buffalo, perhaps. Hopefully not human….
Other than the ominous intestinal track, the tour was quite pleasant, as we were navigated through narrow backwater canals, which were overgrown with lush vegetation. It was a peaceful trip and a nice break from the motorized metropolis of Kochi. We made a few stops, as well, to investigate some local homes and a limestone ...
... to come to her sons wedding - apparently over 1000 people are attending and it lasts a few days!!! We walked off our lunch with a last walk around the quaint little town grabbing a few last minute souvenirs. I also got a henna tattoo on my foot, although didn't really think things through and had to walk back barefoot whilst it dried, jumping in to the patches of shade so i didn't ...
... white bellied sea eagle, a darter, pond herons, kingfisher). Afterwards we had chai and pakoras on the lawn and the kids played some games. Then we watched the diyas being lit around the perimeter of the water -- there were over a hundred diyas lit by local women and it was amazing to watch it happen. Then we had dinner while watching this serene sight and listening to some beautiful local music and watching a traditional dance. Tomorrow we will take a houseboat ride to the ...
... and then they don’t have 10 Rupee change. I usually try and get the change, then I realize it’s about 15 cents USD and laugh, wish them a good day and consider it a tip. It’s just not worth getting yourself in a twist.
I got duped many times in the beginning couple of weeks. I felt some kind of moral obligation and didn’t have the willpower to turn them down. I argued about price, but eventually got worn down so I’d take their offer. ...