Abad Turtle Beach
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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Last night we went to bed early, 9pm. We had discussed getting up for free yoga at 6 am, mainly because we barely done it before, and it was free, but when the alarm sounded there was no way either of us were moving!
We slept in until the latest possible moment and then enjoyed our buffet breakfast. We love any omelette man, the one here rustled up two delights. There were the usual buffet sections, cereal, curry, fruit, bread, cakes. We ate as much as we ...
... he needed a spoon to scoop it all in! Haha. On our way back to where we started we had a sing song, our guide was so funny! He was teaching us how to sing in Hindi and we were singing Tom Jones - Delilah to him, loved it he did! Giggling his little head off sat in the back! Then we was teaching us to say 'sister/brother, how are you?' Getting us to shout at the locals walking on the canal bank, must have thought we were bonkers! We had to get to the other side of the canal ...
... someones elbow her ribs for half the journey and you get what Marie described as "the worst bus ride ever". Nevertheless we got to Fort Cochin in one piece and didn't look back!
Fort Cochin was a really welcome breath of fresh air as has a slightly more European chilled feel, with a few good coffee shops, restaurants, touristy antiques/souvenir shops etc and some slightly less pushy shop keepers and rickshaw drivers. It even ...
... in 2 hours and only us in the coach, but after arriving to Allepey, our autorickshaws pick up was waiting us.
When I mentioned in the Jaipur blog that the tuk tuk guy driving very fast due to my stomach issues, this one was mental... he was driving like I do not know what, but fortunately we arrived safely to the canal where our hotel was. We had a reservation in bamboo langoon hotel and I have to say that the communication with the owner ...
... around 6,000-10,000 rupees ($120-$200 NZ) and spend two days slowly cruising the same distance but unfortunately we had neither the time nor money for this option. The tourist boat was great though and their were endless amazing photo opportunities of locals doing the laundry, cooking lunch or chatting outside their colourful houses on the banks of the waterways. Lush green rice fields and coconut palms either side were only interrupted by a few ...