Kalathil Lake Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... the quintessential colonial hotel, and got the staff to give us a guided tour. Stuffed stag and boar heads look down on us as we stroll along the creaking corridors. The huge Reading Room is all faded Victorian grandeur with a Member’s Board detailing all the Club chairmen going back to the 1800’s. There is even an elephant’s foot umbrella holder. I imagine this is what being a member at the MCC must be like. We look at the newspapers covering the election, due ...
... not tomorrow!
There is a lovely English lady called Diana staying at our Homestay and we've chatted over breakfast the last few days. She owns a yoga ashram at Kovalam Beach, just out of Trivandrum and she is having a break in Fort Kochi for a few days.
By the time we left the breakfast table it was time for lunch, so we took a tuk tuk to a nice arty cafe she had discovered. After that we decided to ...
... so we can gaze upon the gorgeous scenery drifting slowly past.
At this point we realize that there is no bar on board, which seems an oversight, as surely there can be nothing better than having a wee tipple with dinner in our own private vessel. We mention this to Randeep who arranges for the boat to stop at a jetty with a cashpoint where we grab sufficient funds for a bottle of wine to be ferried to our boat as we cruise along the waterways.
The afternoon ...
...noting how in everyday life, one's not able to look this far into the distance, and at such a beautiful landscape.
Before reaching our final stop, the three of us decided where our five homes around the world would be, and what we would eat on our final day on earth.
Once the boat was tied up we went for a sunset walk along the canal, seeing how people were living with TVs and motorbikes, despite other aspects of ...
... through the narrow streets full of all types of shops (jewellery, handicrafts, textiles and spices) to visit the Synagogue. Apparently a beatiful interior and the oldest in Commonwealth countries, but unfortunately, thanks to Prince Charles's visit, it was shut for the day due to final preparations. Incidentally, it was noticeable in many respects that due to the visit there were busily painting facades, buildings and even re-surfing the roads to get rid of pot-holes and restore ...