Abad Turtle Beach
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... drift passed us (the photos show it far better than we can describe it). We moored up for the night by a padi field and sat drinking our beers watching the gorgeous sunset.
Next morning we carried on to Kumarakom where paradise awaited us.
... and some black ones... We traveled pray where the Nehru snake boat race is held, our punter (?) sogu Was in the races when he was a young man. He may be a small oldish man sporting a trim white mustache, but he maneuvered the boat around the lake, looking like it took no effort at all. We had a couple of really lazy hours on the old plantation chairs on our veranda. A plantation chair is like a very relaxed garden chair, you lower yourself on to it gently and ...
WHAT a palava getting to our houseboat destination. Our day began with an unpleasant experience for me on the bus to Allepey. I was sat shoulder to shoulder with a man who basically kept sneakily trying to touch my side whilst he had his arms folded so I wouldn't notice. After I was definitely sure he was doing it on purpose I yelled at him at the top of my voice asking what the hell he was doing and to keep his hands to himself. On a quiet bus and with ...
... boat before 10am in the morning. Returning to dock was like being in morning rush hour traffic. Houseboat after houseboat were all coming in trying to jock for position and get a good docking spot. We ended up dock behind two other houseboats which we had to walk through to get on to land.
Similar story to my pictures of Kochi; somehow I have lost them so I only have a few of the evening and morning commute back to ...
... br> Over the other side we had a coffee and walked to get a haircut, there was a hairdresser’s in a shopping centre. He did a good job on Martin’s hair so I decided to get a trim, probably 5 months overdue ! We paid about £7.00 for the 2 of us , which is cheap by UK prices is a little overpriced here.
There wasn’t a lot to see in Ernakulum and as it was Sunday a lot of places were closed.
On the way back we got chatting to Roy from New ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking