Alappuzha or Alleppey is also called the Venice of the East because of its extensive network of backwaters here.
houseboats halt in alleppey backwaters

One can roam around in backwaters in a houseboat. 

houseboat cruise in kerala backwaters
Vembanad Kayal is the largest lake in the backwaters of Kerala. Boat races are held here annually. 

at the helm of houseboat in alappuzha
A picture that was taken from our houseboat in Vembanad Kayal.

Houseboat in Alleppey
An afternoon in Vembanad Kayal in Alleppey.
sun and its reflection at vembanad lake in alleppey backwaters

vembanad lake in kerala backwaters, alappuzha

vembanad lake in alleppey backwaters
Pictures of Alappuzha beach.
distant view of sunset at alappuzha beach

Sunset at Alappuzha beach

sunset at alappuzha beach

sand, waves and bridge at Alappuzha beach

The ruins of the bridge, which was used in the past when Alappuzha was a major sea port.
distant view of sunset at alappuzha beach

close shot of sunset at alleppey beach

sunset at alleppey beach

after sunset at Alleppey beach, Kerala

See Alleppey : the Venice of the East also. Find pictures of Alappuzha on Flickr here.

This post is a part of the series Kerala : God's Own Country.

One Comment

  1. What a clear crystal water this kerala sea have, so clean. I would visit this place soon.