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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 docks and backwaters will be the best choice for slot-size reds during the day.
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.
Extensive beds of aquatic macrophytes occupy shallow side channels, backwaters, and channel margins of the Dresden reach, despite connectivity to the main channel.
"We have great perch fishing on pools 3 and 4 and the backwaters of the Mississippi.
(www.niraamaya.in/kovalam_indulge.html) Stay still Break the rut and spend some time in these mystic backwaters What: An option where you slow down the pace of life, spend time exploring Kerala's quieter side with each other.
Serene waters & local cuisine will ensure you head back to the Kerala backwaters
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.
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.
Most visitors will have taken a side trip into the Keralan Backwaters, a huge jungly expanse of waterways inland from the coast, perhaps spending a day on a traditional reed-built rice boat and lapping up the isolation and serenity.
Most visitors will have taken a side trip into the Keralan Backwaters, a huge jungly expanse of waterways inland from the coast, perhaps spending a day or an overnight on a traditional reed-built rice boat and lapping up the isolation and serenity.