Illikkalam Lake Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... to discover...shock horror, that once again there is no alcohol. They do provide quite nice non-alcoholic cocktails but we decide that if this enforced detox is to continue much longer, we will be forced to drink toilet cleaner for a hit. I muse a little later that this life is a bit like boarding school. No drinking or TV, early nights, lots of healthy activities to keep us interested etc, the only difference is that ...
... His family milled around the place, and his lovely smiley wife Sali was a good counterpoint to his gruffness. But he couldn't do enough for you, booking us tours and train tickets, advising us on where to eat, visit etc. Just don't say you were an American. He hated Americans. And Israelis. Oh, and the French.
Luckily for us, we had landed just as a major Hindu festival was underway, and were witness to ...
... watch the houseboats and locals go by. We had lunch with our respective families then had a free afternoon. The food was amazing and all prepared by the wife so effortlessly. The family are very keen to please their guests and so they want you to eat well. They put lots of every type of food on your plate even if you say no and then sit and watch you eat it. It's a bit off putting but they're just trying to be nice. Once I ...
... as coconut husks that are being dried for fuel. It is very much like being in Ha-long bay, Vietnam, except that here, you don't have the imposing rocks, but green fields as far as the eye can see. I really don't know what else to say, other than the drivers must be really relaxed, cruising through the water each day. The next day (Monday) we saw lots of men ...
... church has been built around his original house (apparently) and although tiny it allowed you to see inside to where they lived and stored rice. It was like an overgrown doll's house. A couple more hours of lazy canoeing followed before we were back at Our Guide's house for a magical Keralan lunch, quite possibly the best meal we've had on our trip so far. Served on a banana leaf there was rice and veg curry, poppadoms, omelette, powdered tigerfish, homemade mango chutney, ...