Akkarakalam Memoirs

Chennamkary PO, Alappuzha, Kerala, 688501, India | 3 star ranch
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Travel Blogs from Alappuzha

Return to the nest

A travel blog entry by dow on Jan 22, 2014

1 comment

... usually a house, and for some a business also. The small villages are growing along the main roads, shops and businesses of all sorts, want prime frontage on the main road. This means that out of the two and a half to three hour journey, three quarters of it is passing shops. One village merges into another, in a corridor of shops, traffic and honking horns. Shops like "Facebook" a men's clothing shop; "Dew drop" a ladies clothing ...

Messing about in boats

A travel blog entry by donnaterman on Jan 15, 2014

2 comments, 24 photos

"There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats." - Water Rat, the Wind in the Willows Leaving from Alleppey, for the next 24 hours we are afloat on the Kerala backwaters, putt-putting along with our captain and deckhand/cook. The area is filled with rice paddies, and the former rice hauling barges have mostly been fitted into houseboats for the tourist grade. We have been doing nothing all day but taking pictures and enjoying the ...

Houseboat Cornucopia and Finding Jesus in Kerala

A travel blog entry by davidobrienvt on Nov 27, 2013

16 photos

... not have the best English), I understood what I was expected to do next, the same ritual Eric probably just did. And so there I was, standing up. The man stood behind me and lifted my arms up where I held them in the "T" position, while he tied a loin cloth of sorts around my waist, and pulled my underpants off! I passed the front of the loin cloth, which seemed to be made out of toilet paper and string through my legs and back to him, for proper fastening in the back. The next ...

Making our way down South

A travel blog entry by stephthetwin on Apr 27, 2013

40 photos

... bunk-bed train for 15 hours (Hee Hee)! In our section we have a 'wealthy' down to earth young Indian mother and her 2children (1 girl, 8 and 1 boy, 6) + the maid who looks about 17 who has darker skin than the other. The darker the skin tends to mean the poorer you are. The maid stays very quiet. We learn that the Mother is originally from Kerala but married a Goan. She's moved from 1 lovely place to another lovely place. Shes off back to Kerala because 'her mum' has broke ...

Lost Luggage.

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41 on Dec 01, 2012

7 comments, 5 photos

... the 2 of us again and we are heading on the train back to Kochi , its 4 hours and we are in the Air Conditioned Chair Car Carriage. Lets hope there are no cockroaches in the carriage this time!

We have 4 nights back in Kochi to explore properly then we are heading upto Palolem, Goa via Mangalore on a few trains.

01 Dec

We are now sitting in our Hotel/Homestay terrace eating breakfast , toast, butter, jam , fruit plate and tea. The hotel is great , we got ...

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This 3 star ranch, located on Chennamkary PO, Alappuzha, is near Lakes & Lagoons Tour Company, Ashtamudi Lake, Snehadhara Ayurvedic Centre, and Vembanad Lake.
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