Chinese Fishing Nets, Kochi, Kerala, India,

India |Dreaming of Kerala part II

After four days in Munnar,  we made our way to Alleppey and the Kerala backwaters. A vast network of 38 rivers, numerous canals and five large lakes, the backwaters extend inland from the Malabar Coast  where the fresh waters emanating from the Western Ghats meet the saltwater of the Arabian Sea.

Alleppey_HouseboatThe best way to enjoy the area is on a kettuvallum, a converted grain barge originally used for transporting rice. Continue reading “India |Dreaming of Kerala part II”