Dispatches from South India: Alleppey’s dirty waters

Voice: traveller A report by Veronique Meunier: Kerala‚Äôs backwaters are beautiful and a growing tourist magnet, but they hide a dirty secret as tourist boats ignore the rules about polluting the lake waters and threaten this lovely environment and the people who live there. Alleppey, or Allapuzha in the local language, is an instantly likeable place. Frequently referred to […]