Things To Do In Kerala

Kerala, the slender coastal strip is South India’s most serene state. Historically known as Keralam, the state’s coastline extends for 595 kilometers. From tranquil beaches to spellbinding backwaters to lofty mountain ranges to comforting ayurvedic massages to powerful art forms, the state has so much to offer! Here’s a quick look at what to do at God’s own country! Keep Calm And Drink Coconut Water Low on calories and extremely refreshing, coconut water is your best travel buddy in the tropical weather. I loved Kings Coconut the most! We used to start and end our day with this drink (with atleast 3-4 stops during the day)! 🙂 Have Fish And Rice This combo is heaven! And the best part is that the place offers variety of fishes cooked in a unique manner. From Karimeen (Karimeen refers to the pearl spot fish which is marinated and wrapped and steamed in a…

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Backwaters Bound!

Exploring the backwaters!

Lying parallel to the Arabian Sea, the tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters in Kerala will take your breath away. The backwaters network in Kerala is fed by 38 rivers and we chose Citrus Retreat Resort in Allepey that lies on the banks of Pamba River. Originating from Sabrimala Hills, this river is the third longest river of the state. To reach this slice of heaven, we had taken a 3 hour train ride from Thiruvanathapuram, the capital city of Kerala, followed by a 20 minute ferry ride. We were happy to see the Operations Manager, Mr. Chan Vasah who had especially come to receive us. Upon arrival we were welcomed in a traditional manner – with Tilak, a big smiley Namaste and delicious Mango shots. We had booked the rooms via booking.com and it took us mere 3 minutes to check-in. Mr. Chan walked us around the property and the moment…

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