Our Land Island Backwater Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... choked with rubbish and other assorted **** (on a tangent a bit here, but I must say this is one of the few things about India which I find a bit negative; EVERYONE chucks their trash and rubbish all over the place. Railway lines, roadsides, canals, ditches wherever. And when they're not chucking it, they are burning it on the street! There aint no such thing as a bin apparently)... But I didnt come to see the town anyway. Alleppey has a beach neighbourhood so I ...
... I am still worried about getting ill but so far it's nothing major. Also I am conciuous that i was travelling through all asia and had upset stomach all the time, yet nothing serious happened to me, so hopefully i got more or less used to dodgy food on my travels. In the afternoon Viv was studying for a few hours whilst I was getting ready for my interviews. After a few hours I really wanted to get out of the hotel, so we made a dash to ...
... and as we wait at the jetty our own repurposed rice boat pulls up and we embark for a day's cruise of the absurdly lush giant lake with innumerable lagoons and canals. The boats are fantastic and though they exist now entirely for the tourist market, each is a unique masterpieces of design, though sharing a common language of structural elements. The cabins have satisfyingly curvaceous roofs, walls and window openings made from palm thatch and ...
... right for us.
Leela provided us with her fantastic food, for our meal, they left us to eat in peace, listening to the crickets chirping, and lots of other indescribable noises, which sounded like someone with the weirdest squeaky dog toys. To top it all, we sat back, recounting the day we had, when we noticed what looked like large burning embers which had drifted from a bonfire... It was fireflies! I have never seen fireflies before, and they look magical
At 6:30 this morning we watched 15 immigration officers board the ship from another boat to stamp our landing cards. We only had to wait in line about 20 minutes this time and were able to leave the ship at 8:30. Got a taxi and told him we wanted to ride an elephant. Said the only place was at an elephant training facility 70 kilometers away. Took us about an hour and a half to get there but was ...