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Alleppey, The Venice of the East

Surrounded by lush greenery and famous for its backwaters Alleppey (or Alappuzha as it is known locally) is a perfect getaway if you’re slogging your bums of 5 days a week, 9-5. 1,584 more words


Backwater Chilling

Those who have been to India will know that it really does tantalise every single one of your senses. From the delicious smells of spices and amazing street food (and the not delicious smells…), the fab colours everywhere, plants, fabrics, animals and lets not the forget the noise! 432 more words


24 Hours in Alleppey

A soothing blend of unlimited backwaters, quiet villages, lush landscapes, breathtaking blue virgin beaches and finger licking local food, it’s easy to be overwhelmed when you’re in India’s very own  “Venice of the East”. 788 more words

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When the sun woke us up, we reluctantly packed our bags, paid and got into a taxi to the bus station. We knew it wasn’t going to be a nice journey (six hours on a bus kinda hints at a bad time) but we didn’t realise just how horrific it would in fact be. 643 more words


Some People Are So Poor All They Have Is Money – Part Three

Trains and boats and planes

You can see why the British administration chose to summer in the beautiful hill station that is Udhagamandalam aka Ooty, which nestles on a plateau high up in the Nilgiri hills at an elevation of 2,200 metres. 683 more words


Fort Kochi and the Kerala backwaters

After our snap decision to leave Rajasthan, we dragged ourselves out of bed for a 3am, 3-hour taxi journey to Jaipur airport. Jaipur didn’t have quite the slick operation of Delhi airport and instead had a distinct feel of organised chaos. 1,510 more words