Keen Kerala

The doormen in India are some of the most dapper and friendliest around.

“Any thoughts on what you’re planning to do for your parents’ 50th wedding anniversary?  It’s kind of a big deal.”

“How about we take them on a trip somewhere they’ve never been?”

“Bingo.”

Finding a new place in India where your Indian in-laws haven’t been can be kind of a challenge.  Even more so when they’ve spent the better part of their retirement making a point to visit new corners of the country.

There was one area that had been on their list for a while (and ours too, frankly) that we just had to make happen:  green and lush Kerala.

Chinese fishing nets in Kochi

tl;dr

Where the boys get blessed by an elephant and the blond curly-haired dude gets volunteered to participate in a traditional warrior exhibition.

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