The dining area in a luxury houseboat in Alappuzha. Pictures: Alamy

The good, bad and ugly sides to cruising the backwaters of Kerala, southern India

The Indian state’s picturesque waterways and quaint, rentable houseboats make for a relaxing break in nature, but are victims of their own success

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The dining area in a luxury houseboat in Alappuzha. Pictures: Alamy
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