Hotel Kumily Gate
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... we were almost ready. We went into the communal dining area where John and Sara were waiting and food was already laid out - a choice of rice, green bean type vegetable dish, beef and chicken plus poppadoms. Mr Cyriac was keen to ensure that we ate, he hovered throughout dinner and kept watch over us at the dining table. Just us two and Sara on this first night to wade through the food and with the ...
... As we climbed the hills towards Thekkady the climate became cloudier and cooler and lusher. The Grand Thekkady hotel wasn't quite as palatial as it claimed to be but the room had a double bed (the first one!) and a ridiculous number of light switches. I was advised to keep the windows shut because of monkeys and sure enough one appeared almost immediately. Thekkady is famous for its spices and sure enough we were taken round a farm and shown the various spices ...
... lake and had to get up at 5.30 in the morning! I thought we were on holiday and morning do not start that early on holiday. Anyway, so we did it and it was actually pretty good cos we saw **** loads of birds like cormarants, snake birds, egrits, king fishers and eagles. We also saw ELEPHANTS! And wild piggies that looked like Pumba and bisons. Pretty cool. That evening we booked ourselves in for a cookery class with Subha, the Indian lady that ran the French ...
... one of the wildest parts of the jungle,
“Hisssss….” Came a voice from a pile of stones. “Go no further, you will never find the Prince near here! Only the fierce tiger this is his kingdom you are in…”
But the monkeys and bison wouldn’t be stopped by the warnings of the snake and they continued on. ...
... determine to have words with Rani and ask that she puts half the quantity of food on the table from now on. In Fort Cochi we had more control over our daily intake of food. Breakfast in the hotel, lunch out and then a snack in our room washed down with some extra strong beer. The banana bread from Sarai or some chilli roasted nuts, some guava. Whatever we had was less than the full blown dinners that were the norm on the boat and which look like being the norm ...