Our Land Island Backwater Resort
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... to the people we’ve met and made our
way to the train station at 11pm for our 18 hour journey to Kerela. The Indian
train system is a vast, sprawling goliath of a system and as we’ve written
about before actually being one of the lucky ones to get a ticket on a train
can involve a project plan and plenty of advance planning, some queuing
disappointment and frustration. This time around we did however manage to find
the last 4 tickets on a train down south ...
... of rowing teams consisting of middle aged Indian housewives, by the looks of them, and they were surprisingly fast, too! ...we experienced unprecedented heat that sent me looking for an umbrella for lack of shade; I scouted the whole (small) town and took over 20 minutes to find one; then I realized there was a special street dedicated to umbrella and raincoat dealers; will provide directions for a fee ...we noted that creative Indian interior designers ...
Preface: We thought we'd celebrate our first wedding anniversary and one year of travel with a couple "fluff" posts highlighting what we've learned in a year, from both a travel and a marital angle. Our Crazy In Love With Life post is also available as a companion piece to the one below.
The Top 40 Lessons We've Learned in the Last Year
40. Never try to have a heart-to-heart when one of you is hungry.
39. It is ...
... called the 'Venice of the East'. We didn't see much of the town as we only stayed here one night- enough time to organize a house boat. It is definitely really hot-I don't know how people live and work in this heat really. We did have time to stop in one of the many chip shops (more like crisps) here though and picked up 2 bags of crisps, a packet of biscuits and some banana chips- well its always good to be prepared:) The banana chips from here were delicious and ...
... loose western women when we find ourselves the only women in a bar full of Indian men... It's never a comfortable feeling. We woke up early in the morning and the boat was already heading back. We saw the sunrise on the water and we were so blissed out. Even the hot, rattling bus ride to Varkala, through streets blaring music and the occasional parade, couldn't jolt me out of it. And then Varkala was days of just sea and sun and laziness. We love South ...