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We went to Jackie's resort which is about 12 km away from the airport in Mookanoor village. The resort is not completed yet and we are her first customers. The place is nice, overlooking paddy field, surrounded with coconut trees, rubber trees and banana trees. Spent a night ...
... 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 ...
... One man touched my feet begging for money, another said he would accompany me on the train if I paid for his first class ticket! I began breathing heavily, and panic surged through my body. Luckily, a kind faced Italian lady pushed through the crowd of men, and led me to a seat, where she calmed me down and gave me some water. Her name was Laura, and she told me she was travelling alone in India for seven weeks. I only spoke to her for fifteen minutes, but I ...
Another delayed train ride has landed us in Kochi, Kerala where we will be staying put for the longest on our travels. Unfortunately we didn't have beds for this train either, which chugged out of Goa station at 4 in the morning, with us squeezed into tiny seats in what seemed to be the party carriage: bright lights and Bollywood blaring constantly. We were pretty shattered 13 hours later when we finally made it to Ernakulam, the mainland part of ...
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