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Travelling along the waterways of Alleppy on one of the rice boat -> houseboat vessels. These are steady like a rock and travel at a measured pace through the backwaters of Alleppy area showing a microcosm of Alleppy life as it has been in these areas for centuries/

 

A must do thing in your life time. I

 

The captain sits right in front and here in this shot has the umbrella to protect him from the strong sunlight. The crew comprises of a cook who gives you the most wonderful local cuisine to sample from his kitchen. There is another attendant to serve and do miscellaneous jobs.

 

A similar image out of the same series has been posted earlier. This one has been done up a bit to make it suitable for picture post card kitsch.

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Taken on June 17, 2006