Kannur Ayurvedic Centre
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First day was a tired one after that journey and the first nights sleep wasn't much better with monkeys running a muck on the roof all night!
Wayanad is a district, not a town, so first dilemna was which town to get off the bus at.... i picked kalpetta and it was the usual busy, dusty little town centre but surrounded by beauty. I found a hotel with friendly owner but when i asked about treks, tours or the wildlife park he said i'd need a group of 4 to 5 as ...
It is now day three at the Ayurveda Yoga Villa and I'm already regretting I'm not staying longer. I really " lucked out" in selecting this place. I fell in love with the idea that this Centre is in nature, just above a river and out in the middle of nowhere. Little did I know that it is one of the few true Ayurvedic places in Kerala. They make all their own herbal medicines, serve organic vegetarian meals with all the produce ...
... out to find a coffee plantation. We arrived at a government owned plantation during their lunch break which wasn't ideal. However, we persevered and were shown around kindly by two workers. We saw another malabar squirrel and coffee berries which we cracked open and ate. The young beans inside tasted of bittersweet chocolate whilst the older beans had a more pronounced coffee flavour. We tipped the guides rs50 each for missing half their lunch ...
... banana, pepper and other crops support a largely agrarian community. The scenery in the north of India was quite sparse and dusty, with the main crop being the yellow mustard plan (mustard oil is the basis for most curries), so it is nice to have more greenery around.
We hiked up a hill to a cave with prehistoric etchings on the walls. The paintings are carbon dated to 8000 years ago and depict 15 people and 30 animals. Apparently a ...
... is growing by the day-we have been told about the leopards (which ate Shyla’s dog), Cobras (for which there is no venom antidote), tigers (they will gnaw your head), wild boars (who will gore you with their huge teeth and are known to chase the odd medical student) and, last but not least, giant wild squirrels (which as far as I know have no massive risk though chances are they have some kind of sword in their tails). Makes the cockroaches look ...
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