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Day 4 - Tuk-Tuks at Dawn

It was a ludicrously early 5am when the tuk-tuks rattled into the small forecourt of the Dreams Beach Resort. Bags and half asleep people were loaded aboard and then we swarmed off to Varkala railway station. 893 more words



Another confusing instance where the official name listed on the map (in this case Alappuzha) differs from the common use name employed by the majority of citizens (and most importantly, bus drivers!). 661 more words


From Varkala we took rickshaws to the railway station for a 2 and half hour ride to Alleppey. There we caught a small boat to a backwaters island for a home stay. 142 more words

Coast to Coast | Third Stop : Alleppey, Kerala

It’s 4:30 am, the train pulls up on the platform for merely two minutes. Around ten passengers get off the train, dragging their suitcases behind them, as they make their way to the waiting room, patiently waiting for the sun to rise. 841 more words

Coast To Coast | South India

Kerala - God's own country : Planning the tour

Hello everyone. In this article I am going to describe my experiences on the Kerala trip. Kerala is branded as god’s own country by tourism department with an intention to promote tourism and its true. 974 more words


Waterworld: gliding through Alleppey's murky green canals

The backwaters of Kerala have been compared to the American Bayou and billed as “Venice of the East”. This area of low-lying barrier islands is linked by five lakes, 38 rivers and hundreds of canals, both natural and man-made. 1,180 more words


Why you Should Chuck the House Boat in Kerala and Do This Instead

It was November, and 20 days of nothingness. I had planned my first ever solo trip to Kerala and Pondicherry on a whim, to say the least. 542 more words