Our Land Island Backwater Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... her adventures with some 80%
deet spray which we were sure would put even the most keen mosquito off…but
sadly even this failed to work there were just that many! Downstairs was pretty
much just as bad as upstairs and as all of these flying things loved flocking
around the light bulb above the dinner table we turned it off, sat in darkness
and prayed that they would buzz off! Sadly they didn’t and the next few hours
were spent jumping when a big one flew ...
... of plates and instead of cutlery we used our hands to eat with. Again it was fresh fish fry with; rice, poppadom, vegetable sambar, chutneys, coconut curry, a banana, a green bean curry, carrot Thoren and cucumber and tomato salad. It was delicious but an insane amount of food and a shame to waste it.
Whilst we were having lunch our driver hopped ashore and disappered in search of a beer for us to enjoy with the sunset. After lunch our banana leaves could be ...
... finally saw a sign "BAR", I headed down the road and popped in. Despite being in the middle of town it was one of the most local bars I've been to. It was great! An after work (6.15pm I entered), some popping in for a quick drink and leaving and others sitting around for a while in this tiled walled room with basic tables and chairs set out in rows lined up looking at the bar at the end as if it were a cinema. Not a tourist in site, and from the smiles ...
... You could thing it would be really boring to spend so much time on a canal but there is so much to look at! There is life everywhere: wildlife (mainly birds) and human activities (fishing, laundry, going to and from work/school).
We got to see the sunset, a lightning show and then the sunrise. It was just amazing.
I think the pictures speak for themselves. Enjoy.
Les backwaters sont un ensemble de canaux. C'est un peu comme un delta. ...
... substantial to eat.
We had a lovely dinner at the Royale Park hotel restaurant (recommended by Thomas & Matthew), although Mr H is now back to eating Chinese food again. On returning to the homestay, we found a baby gecko in our room - he is very cute, but Mr H says we can't keep him.
On Monday 11 November, we had our backwater tour, starting at 8.00 am, until 1pm. By this time, Mr H was feeling ...