Alisa: And that we did. Before we boarded the boat, we decided we should stock up on drinks and a few snacks. Just so we could set the mood. This seemingly simple task turned into quite the memorable affair. We went to purchase the gin in a back alley. We were some of the only females making a purchase. We then decided to grab a bite to eat and entered a halal restaurant for a little breakfast. Someone (I won't say names) may have accidentally dropped the newly purchased bottle of gin. It exploded everywhere. I don't think I have ever seen Tessa more embarassed.
Alisa: So we eventually bought another bottle. Thank goodness. That gin served us well.
Tessa: The Kerala backwaters really are serene.
Tessa: Water taxi!
Tessa: This was the inside of the home. Notice the cabinetry - the son is in the "alumonium fabrication" business.
Alisa: We had our own personal chef...