Travel Blogs from Kumarakom
... setting and head for a cold kingfisher before going to pack. I pick roast chicken which sounds like it will be mild, it's not!!! It states roasted in coconut milk with added spices, I can taste a hint of coconut!!! But it's nice and the salt and pepper ochre are divine. Having chosen to sit outside this was the wrong move as with the heat inside me and the heat outside it's now uncomfortable!!! Earls chicken tikka masala is much easier to ...
... was clean and the buildings were really pretty, kind of had a French feeling about it. There were lots of trendy cafes and bars with free wifi. In the evening we bought tickets to a Kathakali show. This was a traditional Indian dance originated in Kerala. The original shows start in the evening and goes on till dawn, but for tourists they do a snippet of the main show, which was enough for us. The first hour the performers come on stage and apply their ...
... vypin island. gita wasn't thrilled with this option because we have big and heavy luggage (we didn't back for the life on the move), but i assured her I'd be responsible for getting our bags on the ferry.
After shopping, walking, sight-seeing, eating in Ft. Cochin and Mattancherry, we took the ferry home. We decided to find out the schedule for vypin island ferry, so revisited the government tourism office we had stopped at yesterday. The ...
... and readily available medicine. These things are all part and parcel of the travel experience, and I have had a fantastic, action packed four months to look back on. I am glad that it has happened at the end of my trip, rather than at the beginning!
As promised, at the end of this last blog post, I am going to share some brief thoughts with you about my adventures, and reflect on what I have learnt.
As ever, India has been fascinating, ...
... Your folks were READY! With all of that said, Kumarakom is a beautiful place! With canals leading everywhere from the lake and produce being farmed every else, it is lush and seemingly peaceful. Along with a French family who made it out safely, we took a walk to the lake for some of our favorite sunset pics. The owners of Coconut Creek, our basic "safe house" were incredibly nice and ...
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