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Down South

12 days, two wanderers, 2000 kilometres, 350cc Royal Enfield Machismo, 3 states, highways, hills, rivers, waterfalls, backwaters, beaches, wonderful people and much more – calling it just a road trip would be unfair. 288 more words


Alappuzha: 12th - 17th February

I was planning to stay here a month in Alleppey, and then I decided to cut it down to two weeks, and now just one week. 1,597 more words


Cochin and Alappuzha: 9th - 11th February

Welcome to India!

I’ve been here for two days now as I’m typing this, and I feel like I’ve seen enough to write a new post already. 1,550 more words


Kerala: the thing about houseboats

Kerala is famous for its sleepy and mysterious backwaters – and visitors can experience the mysteriousness up close, by staying on a traditional rice barge or ‘kettuvallom’ that has been turned into a houseboat – complete with ensuite bedroom, a viewing deck and colonial dark wood furniture. 1,334 more words


Alleppey Panoply

It seems to be generally agreed that Kerala drivers are the worst in India. I was schooled in this on my very first taxi ride from the airport into Fort Kochi, when my day pack (containing my laptop) rocketed off the seat onto the floor as the driver careered and lurched through traffic, tailgating every truck, car, scooter, and rickshaw until he could squeeze through any gap (horn blaring) inches wider than his car. 1,833 more words