Illikkalam Lake Resort
Travel Blogs from Kumarakom
... fries for earl and a green salad and keralan fried fish and green salad for me. The fish is good but my green salad is anything but - red onion, tomato, cucumber and more red onion. Earls was green pepper, pineapple and lots and lots of red onion. We finish just in time to go for our massages and now we know what to expect we relax and enjoy. The added steam bath makes for a slippery and oily floor we are patted dry and earl is told ...
... horror stories about Indian plane journeys.
After 45 minutes I landed and had safely made it to Kochi airport. Now to get to Fort Cochin and find Shuli and where I would be staying.
First port of call was the information desk where I obtained a map and some guidance as to where I needed to go. It was highly recommended I ordered a prepaid taxi given my journey would take over one hour. With my prepaid taxi slip in hand I was off to Princess Street ...
... room - and that we shouldn't pay for room service but instead come down for free breakfast. Doh! And so we did.
Gita skyped with Ellic, I did yoga, we had a leisurely morning before setting back out for Ft Cochin. We only saw a part of the island yesterday and wanted to finish touring it today.
Meanwhile, we are preparing to change hotels - tomorrow we go to a beach resort about 30 kilometers from here. Mid-day today we thought we should ...
... 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 ...
... and as exciting as the final destination itself. I have grown new muscles in my neck as my head has swiveled back and forth to see just a small portion of the sights on both sides of the car. The trip from the houseboat dock back to the ship did not disappoint. The traffic, people, roadside stalls, shrines and churches kept us entertained all the way to the ship and dinner on board.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking