Backwaters around Alleppey in Kerala - India by Eric Lafforgue on Flickr.

Alappuzha or Alleppey is a town located in Kerala on the Arabian coast and considered as the ‘Venice of the East’; the city is famous for its mesmerizing backwaters composed of small idyllic islands, its quaint water-bound villages, its shady streets along the important network of waterways full of houseboats and little canoes…