Travel notes

The Herald Magazine - - etc TRAVEL -

by evening high­lights. At din­ner, we chose from a mouth-wa­ter­ing five-course a la carte menu, then we went onto en­joy a va­ri­ety of top evening shows.

The sights and sounds of In­dia again greeted us when we berthed in Kochi (Cochin); the drum band were ac­com­pa­nied by sway­ing dancers wear­ing colour­ful saris.

Our trip took us to the back­wa­ters of Alap­puzha, where we trans­ferred to an au­then­tic house­boat, which had a stylish in­te­rior of teak, ma­hogany and pol­ished co­conut.

We cruised lakes, rivers and nar­row

Prices start from £1,749 pp, based on an in­te­rior twin-bed­ded room, sub­ject to avail­abil­ity, and in­cludes all food and en­ter­tain­ment on board Boudicca, re­turn flights from the UK, port and air­port taxes and trans­fers.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, visit www. fredolsen­cruises. com or call reser­va­tions on 0800 0355 242 (Mon­day-Fri­day 8am-8pm; Satur­day 9am-5pm; Sun­day 10am-4pm).

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