Southern India 2019 – 11

We have decided that in Kerala as it’s SO hot and humid the best time to do things is in the morning and then to go to ground until the evening. This provides opportunities for a late lunch and an afternoon nap which I think is an excellent idea when on holiday in a hot…

Southern India 2019 – 10

For the morning of our first day at Marari Beach we have organised a ‘Temple Tour’ through the hotel, we are due to start at nine o’clock and arrive a few minutes late. “I have been waiting for you” says our guide somewhat disaprovingly; this does not bode well. Anyway we are ready, we have…

Southern India 2019 – 9

Wonderful news, a lie in as we are not being collected until ten o’clock! Needless to say that we were up in good time and took the chance for a final walk along Kochi Beach by the Chinese Fishing Nets before breakfast. Today is our final drive with Bala who has been with us ever…

Southern India 2019 – 8

So here we are already at the eighth day of our holiday in Southern India, how time flies! Today for the first time we are completely on our own with neither driver nor guide and the whole of Cochin at our disposal and Mrs Sixwheeleer has shopping in mind. An early breakfast so that we…

Southern India 2019 – 7

I’m not much liking early starts and today we were up again at the Crack fo Doom to be ready for our transfer to Cochin (Kochi). We have along drive ahead of us , not so much because of the distance but from the road, a very good road indeed in terms of the surface…