Travel Blogs from Alappuzha
... punting at the front and one at the back. The boat had no engine which made it nice and peaceful. We had two other guys who made our food for us. We've never been treated to so much food! Each time we had lunch and dinner they would give us a mountain of rice or chapatis or uttapam and four to five different dishes to go with it! We felt like we should try and eat as much of it as possible so we didn't seem ungrateful but it was too much! Fantastic ...
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It was back up these twisty roads, pretty close to the edge in some cases, it weren’t a road, it was a track, we arrived at these gates, locked, admit, they were shut, the security bloke told us it was a Sunday and there was no tea production (I didn’t know it was a Sunday, I lose all track of days when I am on these trips)
Well all we could do was wander around, this French guy didn’t know anything about tea (its a good thing I ...
... see dance and kathakali, a form of ritualised theatre unique to Kerala. Arrived early so we could see the actors put on their make up. The Kathakali relies on eye movements and hand gestures to explain the story, and the costumes are hugely elaborate.
The last couple of days were slow days. We went to the Jewish part of town and saw the synagogue, which was ...
... ceremony and the desire to be more connected to India's spirituality. I would like to believe because of the history of the land that people take pride in the earth that supports them and the ground that feeds them. But for the most part, I would be wrong. Unfortunately, there is an air of arrogance, indecisiveness, and ignorance. As we walk down one of the several super busy roads, we are always taken aback, when out of a car pops a plastic bag or a cigarette butt. Do ...
... backwaters have to offer. The next few hours are "getting to know you" time, providing us an opportunity to download each other's personal bios, share stories of our travels, and dig in about where we are in our respective lives, and where we think we're headed.
Thijs is from Holland, and one of the funniest and smartest people I've come across. Tall, accident prone, with a propensity to say whatever is on his mind, no matter how quirky, he's the type that doesn't need to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service