Tag: back waters

The backwaters

The Backwaters Lounging on a deck chair, moving gently, immersed in a rippling , scented silence. Can there be better ways to explore a new world than this? Once, these houseboats were barges, transporting rice along the large and intricate network of lakes and…

Sunset spirits

CGH Earth – Marari Beach

This is one of the activities, while in Kerala, one simply is not allowed to miss. Since ages the fisher men go out to the sea, in teams of 8 – 20 people in a traditional vessel, where no winches, or other modern equipments…

In the backwaters

Everything in Kerala’s backwaters is in some way linked to the water. Rivers substitute roads, school buses are school boats and even super markets float from village to village. That water is life becomes increasingly apparent while gliding down one of the many waterways….

Chinese fishing nets in Kochi

Legend has it that the Chinese Fishing Nets were introduced in Fort Kochi by the Chinese explorer, Zheng He in the 14. century. They were brought from the court of Chinese emperor, Kublai Khan and have been in operation here since then.

the amazing backwaters of Kerala

Morning in the backwaters of Kerala. This stretch of land, or rather land, canals and lakes is one of the most amazing parts of the world, I have visited so far. Its a serene, laid back, beautiful and fragile water world the traveller encounters….

Spice Boat Cruises, Backwaters, Kerala

Spice Boat Cruises were among the first boats to cruise the endless canals of the backwaters in Kerala. They are small, built with local materials and the air condition is run by batteries. Small house boats are a must for Kerala, as they have…

Sunset in the backwaters of Kerala

Taken from a CGH Earth house boat. Spend two days on a boat gliding trough the backwaters and there is peace inside you! Life becomes slow and relaxing. The perfect place for stressed out souls and couples in love 😉