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... and have opted for just one excursion; a boat ride around the lake to enjoy the scenery. The entire wildlife reserve is over 750 square kilometres of protected countryside and home to many species of flora and fauna, particularly birds. It’s also absolutely swarming with tourists at this ungodly hour all heading out onto the lake as the sun rises. Most of the tourists are Indian and Tensing tells us that Kerala is the most popular destination for Indian families from the north ...
... by his wife, Abraham gave us a tour of the garden around his home that was filed with all the spices you can think of as well as exotic (to us) flowers.
Have you purchased white, green, and black pepper? Did you know they all come from the same plant, a vine? To get green pepper corns, the berries are picked and quickly dried in an oven. If the berries are laid out to dry slowly over a couple of days, they will ...
... into town to see a Kathakali performance by the Mudra centre. We headed down early as you can see the dancers getting their makeup put on and getting prepared for the show. I found it fascinating, so intricate with lots of attention to detail. The makeup used all natural organic products. The colour is mixed with coconut oil/butter and rice paste is used.
Kathakali uses precise hand gestures (a bit like sign language) and facial expressions to tell a story. All the ...
... Rs 150/person (Soon the online booking will be launched)
There is an additional ticket for still camera, camcorder etc.
The main attraction of the tiger reserve is the boating. Kerala forest department and tourism department has few boats for this purpose. They issue ticket in advance of 1 hours for each trip. The first trip is at 7:30 AM which is very good for animal sighting. The last one is at 3:30 which ends at 5 PM in the ...
... t too bothered.
We finally had our first Indian cooking class that evening (after the first one getting cancelled at the last minute). We’d booked it with Flavour Cooking Class (400 each), which was in a down-to-earth family home and run by a lovely husband and wife team. It was just the 2 of us in the class, and it was amazing to see how simple it could be to put such wonderful dishes together - we were full to bursting when we left! But in spite ...
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