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On Vacation

I’m presently on vacation in Thekkady, Kerala, India. If you’re reading this post, it’s because I have scheduled my posts in advance! Do you think I’d be silly enough to blog on vacation? 🙂

Elephants @ Thekkady
Looking forward to enjoying this piece of Heaven

For me,  the headaches of a vacation are only in making sure we’re all prepared. As I’ve mentioned in an earlier post, I’d rather be over-prepared than not prepared. I carry a lot of just-in-case stuff. Sometimes, the just-in-case extras prevent us from buying more souvenirs! I’m guessing that’s a good thing!

Vacation happiness for me means lots of books to read, eating well and enjoying the new place and people. I’m not much of the sight-seeing kind. I’d rather enjoy Nature. That’s why we chose Thekaddy.

Today, I’m linking in to Toni Lynn Ferro-Cloutier’s prompt : Vacation Happiness Or Headache? via BlogFEST2012.

What does your vacation happiness consist of?






  1. Raxa Collective Raxa Collective February 7, 2013

    Hi Corinne! Thanks so much for your comment–we hope you enjoyed your Thekkady experience! If you’re a Facebook user we’d really appreciate it if you would “like” the RAXA Collective page. See you there!

  2. Suzy Suzy November 3, 2012

    Your picture reminded me of a vacation thousands of moons ago when I was really little – we did a trip down South India and one of the places was the Periyar National Park. Hope your vacation was fab.
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  3. privytrifles privytrifles October 30, 2012

    Kerala is on my wishlist…and now that one is down( Goa) my next destination is definately going to be there – will bookmark this location!
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  4. Jeevan Jacob John Jeevan Jacob John October 25, 2012


    That’s where I am from 😀

    Hope you have fun in Thekkady 🙂 Lots to see there (Well, I didn’t see much because I was only there for one day).

    See you later, Corinne 🙂

  5. rimly rimly October 24, 2012

    I have been there, Corinne and I loved the place. Having a great vacation.

  6. Anne Anne October 24, 2012

    I love nature trips too. Have fun and enjoy the call of the wild 🙂
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  7. Rachna Rachna October 24, 2012

    I am just like you in terms of carrying extra stuff for vacation. That is why I take more time packing. Besides, with kids there are so many things that can be of use. Then my husband is amazed that I’ve even remembered to pack this! Me too — enjoying nature is super cool. Books are my favorite activity, and I deliberately stay away from internet except for checking mails. Have fun! Kerala is so beautiful!
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  8. Martha Orlando Martha Orlando October 24, 2012

    Oh, Corinne, my vacation happiness comes the first week in November when Danny and I get to go back to the mountains. The beach was beautiful for the reunion, but the mountains are my stalwart, calm, quiet, and spiritual place.
    For the first time ever, we will have internet access there. Not sure, really, if I’m happy about that. Sometimes, I think we all need to give it a rest.
    Enjoy every moment of your wondrous vacation and may you have unforgettable adventures and memories!
    Love and blessings~
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  9. janu janu October 23, 2012

    Oye, you have all the inside information as to the prompt of the day. But, cool that you had to write so many blog posts and schedule them for each day you are away.
    Enjoy your vacation.

  10. Harleena Singh Harleena Singh October 23, 2012

    Awesome Corinne!

    You did a wise thing to schedule your post in advance! Now you should forget everything and just be there and enjoy yourself. A much needed break 🙂

    Well, I would NEVER carry any books on a vacation, because I love sight seeing, nature, eating the specialties of that place, taking photographs, and just making the most of the place till I fall flat. 🙂

    I guess it’s kind of habit that I got when we visited with Dad to all areas of the country, something that we as a family enjoyed.

    Thanks for sharing. 🙂
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  11. Toni Lynn Clouiter Toni Lynn Clouiter October 23, 2012

    Wow, I never even heard of this place! I have no interest in leaving the USA. My next stop from the US..HEAVEN! My dream trip would be to Texas. And with that I would want a local to show me around to make sure I see it all. I want to ride a mechanical bull while I’m there!

    Enjoy your vacation! Stay safe.

    • Corinne Rodrigues Corinne Rodrigues November 4, 2012

      It’s just like I have no interest in visiting the US, only because I certainly don’t want to be treated like a piece of dirt when I apply for a visa – as often happens to us Indians. I do hope you get your chance to visit Texas and ride a mechanical bull. I’ve done the mechanical bull here and it’s not something I want to repeat. 🙂
      I had a fab vacation – thank you!

  12. Jenn Jenn October 23, 2012

    I hope you enjoy your vacation and get lost of R & R!!

    Cheers, Jenn.
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