Life in the backwaters of Kerala is all about water: for transportation, bathing, cooking, gathering food, and recreation. Come with me as I meet some local people and speculate on the nature of their relationship with the water.
Ask anyone and they’ll tell you a trip to Kerala isn’t complete without a night on a houseboat. But that’s expensive, not so safe for a solo female, and what you see from a big boat is pretty limited! So read on to find out how to see the villages of the Kerala Backwaters on a budget!
I didn’t get groped in India on the first day. Not once. On the second day I even took the metro, and forgetting about the women-only car at the front, crammed myself in with all the men. But no groping. One man even accidentally brushed against my forearm and then held up his hand in apology. What was going on?