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India from the Arabian Sea to the Bay of Bengal

Our travels across southern India are almost complete. Trains have carried us 570km from Kochi on the west coast, overlooking the Arabian Sea, to the French colonial town of Pondicherry, looking out across the Bay of Bengal on the east coast. 1,662 more words


Alleppey Backwaters: The Kettuvallam Sojourn

Experiencing the Kerala Backwaters was always on my bucket list and finally I have ticked it off :) Alappuzha or Alleppey, also known as the Venice of the East, is the main hub for houseboats. 738 more words

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After a week recovering from life in the clouds, I spent another 8 days trekking through the Markha Valley with some of my best friends from college. 698 more words

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Kerala - A Nostalgic Cruise through God's Own Country

My birth certificate says , I was born in Alleppey. Growing up , all summer vacations were spent in this Venice of the East . The tiled house, jackfruit trees, white sand and a small gate facing the street. 909 more words

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Alleppey, India

Alleppey is most known for its close proximity to the Kerala backwaters, so that was the only reason we came here. We opted not to book an overnight houseboat because prices triple over high season, which meant we were looking at about $300-400 per night. 826 more words


Backwaters, Hammocks, Tea Gardens and the best people ever !

This post is 9 months too late but as half of my facebook feed is flooded¬†with people’s new year vacation in Kerala (the other half BTW is people getting married. 606 more words


Raheem Residency, the Old & the New

We were delighted to refurbish the old Raheem Bungalow into the ‘new’ Raheem Residency some fifteen years ago.

The above photos show the Main Hall,  now and then. 127 more words