Kerala in Pictures


Our trip around Kerala began with a few days in the state capital, Kochi.  It's a city with a long heritage dating right back to before the time of the great explorers and when the great silk and spice routes were being established.  Fort Kochi is the part of the city nearest the sea, where the famous Chinese Fishing Nets can be seen at the

An Ayurvedic Massage in Kerala

Alleppey houseboat

I've been to a fair few spas over the past few years and have had a variety of treatments but I've never experienced anything quite like the Ayurvedic* Massage I had in Poovar in Kerala recently.I'll give you the background shall I? Ok, well by now you know that Mr. C and I sold one of our websites at Christmas and decided that with the proceeds of

India – The first few days

It's been a while since I was last in India.  I wasn't surprised by some things, but as has always been the case, India never fails to throw new things at you.  Kochi (formerly Cochin) though, with all its history and entrepreneurial prowess is still as fascinating as I remember it being way back when I first visited.Our journey out was very much better than

A Trip to Kerala in India

Kerala Citrus Holidays

So, we're off to Kerala in India tomorrow! I never thought I'd be writing that sentence.  It's definitely one off 'The Bucket List' for us and I'm really looking forward to it.When I saw the break advertised I reckon I was the most decisive I've ever been in my life.  No going to and from Trip Advisor, no checking the climate, none of the 'should we, should;t