Our Land Island Backwater Resort

Karimbavalavu, Alappuzha, Kerala, 688004, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $89.00

Travel Blogs from Alappuzha

Election Day and a Parade (Not Related)

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is


... to be honest they weren't the only ones. His litany of obscure movie references is exhausting. The choice between nodding in fake understanding or asking him to explain what he is talking about is ultimately futile. Each branch of the “choice” leads to the same closed circle of conversational confusion. We all have our interests that bore the people we talk to. At least I know I do. But Rob's life seems to have a few pivotal thoughts that his mind orbits ...

Return to the nest

A travel blog entry by dow


... evidence. Ramshackle market stalls litter the roadside, a few ironmongers; selling everything from post hole diggers, pans and padlocks to the largest rat traps I have ever seen. They should have Acme trap written on them, as they look like they have just been in a cartoon. Nest, there is a stall selling plastic boxes and bowls, which does spoil the ambience a little, but very necessary, where insects crawl into every open packet! Jim's ...

Houseboat Cornucopia and Finding Jesus in Kerala

A travel blog entry by davidobrienvt


... Once my halo was finally polished with orange turpentine Indian oil, the man gave me one bop on the top of my noggin and began lifting me up by the elbows. Eric and I were instructed to enter the adjacent "bathroom." Oh my gosh, this was kinda gross. Now there was pink linoleum laid over the earth below. We each had a bar of soap, and some Indian shampoo in a packet that looked like ramen noodle seasoning. There were dozens of Mosquitos swarming around looking for our blood. The ...

Making our way down South

A travel blog entry by stephthetwin


... a Big white snapper and a kilo of king prawns. The Indian man/ the chef has Nicknamed us 'lovely jubbly'. I think they think all english say this. He has told us if we don't like his cooking he'll cross his arms and we can kick him! ...He's just shouted across the bar 'lovely jubbly' we turned round and marks had to go over to the cooking area.. He then grabbed a hot ladle and burnt marks hand. WHAT?! He was like 'taste'.. 'it good?' Marks face was a picture, So confused. now ...

2 days in heaven is better than one day in heaven

A travel blog entry by globalgypsies


... and saw swarms of ducks, villagers bathing and washing their clothes in the river and rice paddies. Drifting in and out of consciousness with a little reading. Started the Bhagavad Gita (thanks Deepak). Lunch arrived served on a banana leaf. Tiger prawns (the size of your hand!) we purchased the day before, curried Kerala sea fish all served with an assortment of veggie dishes and rice. The food was amazing, as was the location. The boat was moored by a series of banana trees, ...

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This hotel, located on Karimbavalavu, Alappuzha, is near Lakes & Lagoons Tour Company, Ashtamudi Lake, Snehadhara Ayurvedic Centre, and Vembanad Lake.
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