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A place that is extremely remote and/or isolated, such that it is removed from the reach and influence of the outside world and thus is often regarded as socially stagnant or backward. He grew up in a bit of a backwater, so his manners aren't exactly refined.
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The azure blue waters of Kavvai backwaters at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala witnessed competitive sailing races in Laser Radials boats during race days scheduled from 04 December 2017 to 07 December 2017.
As the opposition Congress and BJP intensified their demand for his resignation, claiming that a report by the district collector had indicted him, Chandy said there was no need for him to encroach on the backwaters and the allegations were meant to mislead the people.
The slot reds will be hiding under the docks along the Intracoastal, around the bridges in the bays, and along the grass shores of the backwaters.
In October 2013 during early fall migration of waterfowl, we collected sediment core samples in backwaters (i.
We have great perch fishing on pools 3 and 4 and the backwaters of the Mississippi.
You could also opt for the backwaters of the Ashtamudi in Kollam--cruise in the days, while return for the night and stay at WelcomHeritage Raviz, (www.
And when the subjects are being viewed through rain, it just adds another dimension to the already picturesque backwaters of Kerala.
Kumarakom, a scenic village known for the panoramic backwaters and houseboat journey, was the first tourist centre in the country to implement the responsible tourism initiative successfully.
Backwaters are ponds linked directly to a river and can provide a valuable habitat for wildlife.
Backwaters are ponds linked directly to the river and provide a valuable habitat for wildlife.
India Hotel Review in collaboration with APTDC will be able to offer travel inventory & products comprising of cultural and religious tours, heritage walks, pristine beaches, exclusive cave stays, boat rides, cruises, sound and light shows at historical forts and houseboats on backwaters of east coast.
BACKWATERS OF KERALA: Emirates Tours (0844 800 1400) offers six-night luxury tour with business class flights from pounds 2,425, saving up to pounds 750 per couple, on deps through Nov, Jan 14-31, and March 1-April 14.
Cochin (Kerala), July 29 (ANI): Braving the rough weather conditions, enthusiastic rowers carried out their first practice session for the upcoming Jawaharlal Nehru Trophy in the backwaters of Allepey here on Thursday.
To think the Pier Head was once the starting and finishing point for the big transatlantic liners, and now we are forced to pack relatively small ships off to the scrapheap-surrounded backwaters of a Mersey dock where winds, tide and cramped conditions have made their visits too tricky to continue.
Keeping in mind the poor performance of reversing the prop, as with standard outboards, Pro-Drive realized that it would not do the serious sportsman much good, especially in vegetation and mud-choked backwaters where it is needed.