Monthly Archives: April 2015

World Trip 2015: Day 14 – Alleppey to Cherrai Beach, India

Highlights: Watching the many uses of coconuts. A home cooked meal to start our longest travel day.  Today there is a general strike in India which is supposed to stop transport but travel to the airport is allowed so that’s what … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 13 – Kumarakom to Alleppey, India

Highlights: Canoeing in the backwaters under the stars. The Delhi belly continued unfortunately, not extreme but it was a struggle to eat anything.  I managed to eat a couple of pieces of pineapple for breakfast and a couple of bites … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 12 – Kochi to Kumarakom, India

Highlights: Tripunithura Hill Palace, boat ride down the backwaters of Kumarakom, photos with the locals. I tried some toast this morning, hopefully this means I’m getting better but I still can barely eat.  I’ve missed several of the included breakfasts so far … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 11 – Kochi, India

Highlights: City walk, Kathakali performance. High humidity (90+) and not eating for 30+ hours does not make for a lot of energy but I still managed to undertake all the included activities for today. This started with a more thorough visit … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 10 – Delhi to Kochi, India

Highlights: Kochi Beach with locals showing off! Today was the start of the second part of the Highlights of India tour which is also offered separately as South India – Kerala Dreaming 7 day tour.  To get there this meant … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 9 – Sawarda to Delhi, India

Highlights: Final group dinner. With sadness we left Sawarda around 8.30 am for the long trip back to Delhi.  My stomachs was now enough of a problem to qualify as ‘Delhi Belly’ but on the mild side.  Only having a … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 8 – Jaipur to Sawarda, India

Highlights: Playing cricket with the locals, tractor ride, drinking under the stars. A late start today leaving our hotel at 10.30 am ulitising the hotel facilities one last time before heading to the rural village of Sawarda.  The drive gave me a chance … Continue reading

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