Our destination was Vatakara, a charming beach town in Kerala. It is around 350 kms from Bangalore.We started on 8th of October. I pride myself in being an “early bird,” especially when I am supposed to travel. But, I think I woke up on the wrong side of the bed, and we ended up starting only at 11 AM. It was a long and scenic drive, but the scorching sun-rays had sucked most of our energy. All we wanted then was to reach Vatakara and rest, sooner the better. After reaching our stay, we slumped to our beds and as everyone was exhausted from travelling. The fun could wait till the next morning!After sleeping to our heart’s content, we woke up in the morning. It was a lovely morning; the air was delicate with the scent of flowers. Now and then, birds chirped, brooding over their nests, the gentle breeze caressing the ferns, and with a cup of coffee in my hand, I was in complete bliss.