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History of Houseboats

August 31, 2015

Houseboats were large barges used to carry goods. Traditionally, the houseboats were called Kettuvallams, which means a boat made by trying together pieces of wood. It is made of wood planks and coir rope and then coated with black resin made from boiled cashew nuts shells. Houseboats of Kashmir are converted shikaras. Each houseboat is […]

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