The house boat After a few hours heading south by train we got to Aleppey which is the main town linked to the back waters and where you can hire houses boats from for any given time you want.We managed to find a good government hostel and stayed there for a night before getting on the boat that we had book, this was also a government tourist boat and for the three of us it was not a bad price for what you get. The hostel was a listed building and had a nice gar...
Gale and Pen's big adventure
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Cochin We got the overnight bus to Mangalore from Goa and then the train from Mangalore to Cochin, which seemed like a great idea at the time but turned out not. The only train tickets that were left were for standard carriage, the tickets cost about 70p for 12 hours and you could not get any more people in the train if you tried, it was rammed and have to admit I felt a little unsafe. So after 5 hours we got off at a town and booked a night bus from Kannur, t...