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Daily Archives: September 10, 2014

A Vembanad Weekend – Part 2

The airstair sounded fragile on each step as do those wobbly spiral staircases you’d find nestled in the dark corners of shady shoe stores. Unlike a large carrier in which a courtly hostess wearing passion-red lipstick would greet and point to your seat, this one had the do-it-yourself motif. A lean isle with 2×2 arrangements reminded me of town buses; the only difference being there’s no need of muscle or a wet towel to grab a seat. However, we had to walk inch by inch courtesy of the early birds shoving their luggage…