Kalathil Lake Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Tennis Court
- Outdoor pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Kalathil Lake Resort Vaikom
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... at our tiny Homestay after midnight and the night porter showed us to our room. He was a fidgeting, smiley man named Sonny, who sported an an impressive curly mullet and eyes that wandered disconcertingly apart until he was looking at both of your ears simultaneously. Arriving in Kerela was a bit like diving into a swimming pool. We replaced intense heat and fierce sunshine with the kind of cloying humidity which means we are both wet within minutes of stepping out of ...
... lay down ready for their morning scrub. One man was very forceful shouting and whacking the elephants with a stick. I didn't like it at all! These are meant to be wild animals. I didn't think I would feel so weird about it. We helped to wash the elephants and they seemed to really enjoy this, splashing around in the water. The guide said it was free but the shouty man demanded money from us. Typical India! We then went to a cafe and had brunch. The ...
We woke up at 9am and got ready for Sophia to take us to the tailors. However, the tailor was at church as it was a Sunday, and we waited till 10 but then decided to go to a different one as we were meeting the French boys at 11. We walked to the tailors we had seen on the first day, showed him the designs and he measured me for size. He seemed legit and like he really wanted to get ...
... for us all to sit, we were in their seats. As it was a sleeper train, and they must have reserved the beds, they wanted us to move. Myself and Annie crammed onto one seat, josh and Nai climbed up and sat on a high bunk, whilst the stupid family sprawled out over the whole bottom row. We got pretty uncomfortable so myself and Annie also climbed up to the top bunk, but I swiftly had to get down as there was ...
... were there early enough to see the face painting done by the two dancers. A half hour of it [or less] would have sufficed.
The chap who gave us some background was very hard to understand. One of the peformers went through various emotions and descriptive movements ie for fish. What the hand gestures meant in the actual show were of course foreign to me. It was an entertaining evening of an art form some four centuries old.
Today is Sunday ...