Riverside Heritage Homestay
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
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Travel Blogs from Kochi
... was wrung out. In the north it was primarily men we saw doing the washing, and in the south it was the women. Saris and lungis are ideal to wash in this manner as they are basically just meters of cloth. At home being a vegetarian is not "mainstream", but in India the vast majority of people are vegetarians. I really enjoyed the food we ate during our month in India, but I found it interesting that I craved a "western" style meal for our last lunch when we returned to ...
... whistles imitating a crying baby. I'm amazed there's a market....
I then slept in the room, packed up my stuff, and ordered a tuk-tuk to 9.1. My bits of admin to do were get money, food and top up my phone (in fact, here the terminology is to "recharge" your phone).
With a bit of hassle, we were able to locate the correct boat, and after clambering out I looked up to see the familiar faces of Eve and Chris; grinning from the top of the houseboat. ...
... filled irons. Sitting in the laundrette with a book doesn't seem quite so bad now. Then we wandered along streets with a very colonial feel. Some of the houses wouldn't have looked out of place in Surrey. There was even a cricket pitch - tho this was less like Surrey with lots of rubbish around and some incongruous discarded lumps of iron. At the other end of the pitch a group of people were waiting ...
... his instructions, we saved an extra hour travel by train into Bangalore, and a two hour trip, by taxi, from Bangalore out to the airport. At the airport we all had a cup of tea before going on our separate ways. It was a great start to the day!
So far we have been really surprised at the generosity and helpfulness of the Indian people. Most speak English, and when approached, are more than happy to assist us in finding our way. It is not what ...
... loads of folk getting on but because our compartment (designed for six) already has two Indian men in it who have claimed all the luggage space. Obligingly they move their parcels (huge oblongs of white sacking tied up with rope) around and space is made for our two larger pieces of wheeled luggage. We chuck our day packs and small overnight bag onto the top bunk. The men move over so we can sit down. OK, that's four of us sorted, now what are we going to do ...