Hotel Kumily Gate
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... is so lush and verdant compared to the dry, arid lands and ferocious heat they are used to. And Thekkady is full of hotels catering to domestic tourists, with coaches painted in a variety of garish colours parked in multitudes outside. Our tickets suggest that we have seats on the upper deck of our boat but the queuing system is chaotic, with hundreds of people cramming towards the embarkation points and a real cacophony of noise coming from all directions. A well-spoken ...
... white pepper the berries are soaked for 5-6 days to remove the outer shell. Did you know that mace and nutmeg come from the same tree? Nutmeg is the nut, and mace is the covering of the nut inside the fruit. Did you know that cloves are the buds of a tree which are picked and dried before they open? Did you know that allspice isn't a mixture of several spices but the fruit of a tree that is harvested before it ripens? I didn't think ...
... male and therefore play the female roles as well. The costumes weigh up to 15kg. Most performances take 5 hours but the one we went to was more like an introduction to it and it was good to have demonstrations and explanations of all the facial expression, eye movement and hand gestures. However it was disappointing that people talked throughout the performance and one large group just got up and left. As for me I loved it.
After our long day we headed to find somewhere ...
... We need to keep the entry ticket along with the forms for payment of these tickets for boating.
The Tour Timings are -
07:30 am to 09:30 am
11:30 am to 12:30 am
01:30 pm to 02:30 pm
03:30 pm to 05:30 pm
There are 4 boats and on an average a boat will take about 60 people. So there is limited seating for each trip and one need to try for the upper deck for a clear view of the lake and the animal kingdom. Further, ...
... we managed to fit in a few cold Kingfishers at XL Fishnet bar with Derek, Simon and Ashley, then past through the cathedral to have a glimpse at the elaborate Easter celebrations.
We kicked off the next day by joining in with the celebrations sending off the teams on the ’Rickshaw Run’, an annual charity event where scores of people pimp up a tuktuk to drive the length of India for a good cause. It was an amazing spectacle to witness, so ...