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    Chines fishing net
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Kollam Things to Do

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    Local tempel

    by gonzo747 Written Mar 8, 2007

    Kollam is a little town so if you have some spare time it's worth doing a little walk;
    there are a few small tempels and there is also a clocktower and spice warehouses( which area smells pretty good.

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    by gonzo747 Written Mar 8, 2007

    This eight hour trip starts at 10.30 am and arrives in Alleppey at around 6.30 pm. You can also do it from alleppey to Kollam.
    There are two stops. A lunchbreak at a lakeside restaurant and a teastop.(these prices are not included)
    The cruise costs 300 roepies per person;

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    Ashtamudi lake

    by radz Written Jul 6, 2004

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    As we have 1/2 day in Kollam we hired spead boat,for one hr Rs500.
    Its so great ride,on the way ,one can see Chines fishing net,villagers doing there usual work, small village church.
    It was cloudy,caught in rain,we get drenchd too,:)Umberalla is no use,with windey its no use :).Dont want comeback to land.
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    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons

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Kollam Restaurants

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    Sadya

    by radz Written Jul 7, 2004

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    Favorite Dish:
    Sadya is meal,pure vegetarian,usually served at weddings&festival days.But few hotels will also offer.This pic is taken at Kollam wedding ,15 side dish,,three types of "Payasam(its sweet dish ).
    The usualu one is delicious avials,poriyals,pacchadis etc.

    One of the must eat( do) ,when you happend to be in Kerala:))

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Kollam Transportation

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    Transport

    by radz Written Jul 7, 2004

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    There are many private cruise operators around,but i suggest first have to enquire DTPC.There office inside Boat Jetty.

    One can choose accoding there budget and wish :)

    District Tourism Promotion council,Kollam.
    DTPC-Kollam,Telefax;2750170.
    Email.:dtpcgln@md3.vsnl.net.in
    www.dtpc-quilontourism.com

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    Fruit shop,Kollam

    by radz Written Jul 7, 2004

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    Guess what is this ,Yellow&red fruit,i never seen one.:).Its season time at Kollam,road side fruit market i saw this fruits.Its fresh Date Fruit,i had dry Dates not fresh one.
    We bought 1 kg.:)Not bad it taste diffrent :)

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