Hotel Bala

Address: 11/49 Wood Wille Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, 624101, India | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 11/49 Wood Wille Road, Kodaikanal.
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Travel Blogs from Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal's Charming Countryside

A travel blog entry by adeleivy on Feb 11, 2015

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... access, just a walking path 1.5hours downhill from Dolphins Nose. Amazingly, when a villager needs urgent medical attention, their fellow villagers carry them all the way up to Kodaikanal. All of this made us eager to go.
Through trial and error we discovered the correct rocky path, taking us down to the quaint little village with a population of around 300. Lots of smiling kids and mothers (guess the men were out farming) waved at us as we strolled around ...

PS ................... So, this is India - Part 2

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Dec 09, 2014

5 comments, 34 photos

... m used to. Many of the animals wandering around look undernourished and I know we westerners have a tendency to immediately take this as a sign of India’s backwardness. However, the more I watch the street scenes it appears the animals here are treated as equals and expected to fend for themselves. They are left to roam and scavenge whatever they can, which it seems is what most humans here have to do. It made me reflect about how we consider ourselves much more ...

Relaxing in the Ghats

A travel blog entry by jarinne on Apr 18, 2013

20 photos

... live in a cute cottage surrounded by an orchard. While hiking we spotted such wildlife as:

-a giant tree squirrel (1.5 metres)
-a fish owl.

Walking around town we spotted a gigantic Indian rat snake (1.2 metres speculates James) and in George and Vera’s backyard we watched their friend Botus, a monstrous Indian gaur, eat entire trees.

One morning we headed out with our ...

The Village

A travel blog entry by wandertrust on Sep 28, 2012

96 photos

... in the slightest. Each moment felt sincere, each meeting felt warm. We spent time at a place called Cloud Cafe where we met a man who used to run one of the cafeterias here at Pondicherry university. His friend, another man we met at the cafe, will be coming to Pondi in a few weeks time, and we intend on seeing him and spending some time reminiscing about our time in Kodai. We ate crispy masala dosas as well as dominoes pizza. (not my choice, but I didn’t complain.) We ...

Mountains, Monkeys and Mahouts

A travel blog entry by erin.mccabe on May 09, 2012

1 photo

... tea. After several changingof hands the plantations are now mostly owned by Tata, one of the largest corperations in the world and coincedently Indian, and the rest is owned by the workers of the plantations in the form of shareholders. After that we walked around Munnar and then headed back on the bus to get back to Kochi, and lull around fora few days untill our thirteen hour sleeper train to Goa.

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