Mysore Palace Lights Up Night Sky

Mysore Palace Lights Up Night Sky

We arrived on Sunday afternoon in Mysore after taking a private taxi from Wayanad, its a three hour, 150Km journey which allows you to wave goodbye to Kerala State and say a big hello to Karnataka. Travel on Indian buses on a Sunday from this location wasn’t really an option, think busy times ten.  So we got […]

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Kerala Travel: Kannur to Wayanad
By December 20, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

Kerala Travel: Kannur to Wayanad

We had a wonderful relaxing time at our Kannur homestay, enjoying the beach, nature, and the wonderful food in our ‘all inclusive’ remote beach escape.  All good things come to an end though ,so reluctantly we packed our backpacks and travelled by auto rickshaw for a 130Km three hour journey to Wayanad. Now it may […]

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India: Kerala Homestay in Kannur

India: Kerala Homestay in Kannur

The Train from Kochin to Kannur We left Kochi and headed for somewhere a little bit more off the tourist map to a place called Kannur in Northern Kerala. Our five hour train journey was a giggle  in our seated carriage, as we were the only tourists there. The children seemed fascinated with us, as […]

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Kerala Relaxation, Backwaters and Ayurvedic Massage
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Kerala Relaxation, Backwaters and Ayurvedic Massage

Kerala Backwaters Our second full day in Kerala was devoted to the water.   No trip here would be considered complete until you have experienced the calm tranquillity of the Kerala backwaters.   If you want to get the complete experience you can hire one of the Ketuvallam boats for yourself, they come in a range of […]

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India: Touring Fort Kochi and a bit of Kathakali
By December 6, 2012 3 Comments Read More →

India: Touring Fort Kochi and a bit of Kathakali

After our filling vegetarian breakfast at our hotel we were ready to go off and do a bit of sightseeing.  The low rickshaw prices and the stifling heat meant that we chose to do our tour under the power of an engine rather than with our legs on a bike.  We are not being lazy, […]

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