Videos of Kerala: Part I

Allison Sodha

During my visit to India last month, I took a few informal videos of Cochin and Alleppey, including an interior tour of an overnight houseboat. Many of our clients often ask about the houseboat experience, including the layout of the boat and descriptions of the backwater canals. In my previous post, Kettuvallams in Kerala, I wrote about 24 hours on a houseboat in Alleppey - Savoring the meals prepared and served on board by a private cook, observing the village life along the canals, and watching the sunset over the palm trees and rice paddies. Here is an interior tour of the kettuvallam:

As we were cruising along, we heard the beautiful evening prayers from a village temple. The speaker was fixed to a palm tree and the prayers resonated throughout the backwater canals:

Later this week, I will post videos from my time in Cochin, including a Kathakali dance performance and the Chinese fishing nets.

Allison Sodha

Written by Allison Sodha

Sodha Travel was born from my desire to share the beauty of India with the world. Since then, our services have extended to other destinations - but our passion remains the same. To me, traveling is a multifaceted relationship: a relationship with other cultures, a relationship with other people, and ultimately a relationship with our own self.