Green Garden Holiday Homes
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... yourself on cooked breakfast and stodge, no coffee. Shuffle off to the lift, back to your room and back to sleep. The second alarm goes off 10 mins before breaky ends, fully refreshed and a trifle peckish you nip down for the second half. Sadly I rarely achieve this , in fact I rarely make breaky at all. On this occasion we all did and it was great. After a quick check on the net to see about trains I popped out to run a few errands as well as get our train tickets. The kids ...
... the River Styx, for the scene we composed there. We mounted the boat under the bridge from a makeshift quay, and took off.
By "took off", by the way, I mean, began floating somewhat laboriously down a lazy river in the backwaters. I say laborious because our boatmen punted the boat with loooooong bamboo poles, alternating in sync with almost no verbal communication throughout. The pace was about 5 miles an hour, almost startling in ...
... diesel fumes into our windows as we sat in traffic. We could either have the windows open, with some air movement but nauseating fume-smells, or close the windows, staunch the fumes slightly, and sit in the sweltering heat with still air. Either way, it involved some suffering.
Until, finally, we arrived at the Casino Hotel. Yet another oasis just at the moment we needed it. We checked in, ordered room service, and got down to some serious sleeping. I'll share ...
... life thus far. Casting my memory back, I remembered Delhi train station with its intense heat, noise, crowds and unholy smells. Calicut station was not quite as bad, but it was certainly a fierce competitor. After a three hour wait, I didn't manage to fit onto the first train as it was so rammed with people, spilling from each carriage and dangling from the doors and windows. Feeling vulnerable, I left the station and walked around the dark town to see if I could ...
... climbed onto the near empty bus on our first day. Fortunately, the conductor (who now greets us each morning) soon put us right!
Bernie and I have switched onto General Medicine and have spent the last few mornings shadowing one of the consultants who quizzes us while on his rounds. We're learning to look extremely closely at the patients as we go around, being unable to understand little more than a few snippets of medical language as he speaks to ...