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... into many different items and finally the coconut flesh and milk are used for drinking, in cooking and as oils for the body. The mighty coconut is a life source here. The home stay then organised for us to be peacefully taken through the narrow village canals by pole boat. This was quite magical because as sunset we saw a few fireflies dancing in the dusk. After a lovely home cooked thali meal we all went snug to our beds for a relaxing sleep...or so we thought! Before I had even ...
... beets and cabbage. Not bad but not what I was expecting at all!! Finally I make my way to the booking office and find out the cost to stay on a house boat is ridiculous and there really wasn't anyway of sharing one... Or I never figured that part out... So I figured a 3 hour backwater tour might be more my thing... then it starts to rain. Like a LOT! It had been raining off and on for the last couple days so it was of no surprise. At that point, I decided ...
... Thomas sang to us. After spending a few days in Alleppey we made our way to Thekkady, home of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. We found an amazing homestay in Thekaddy, Meadow View Inn. Not only did they have puppies, but our room had a balcony with a hammock that overlooked the rolling green hills of the Wildlife Sanctuary. On the first day we heard langur monkeys calling out to each other and then were actually able to see them swinging from tree to tree. I had a feeling that ...
Yet another day of travelling. After returning from our houseboat trip just after 9am we set of on an adventure to get to Periyaar Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the world's best apparently. We jumped in a tukkers to the local bus centre and got on the bus heading to Kottayam, a bus hub. The bus took about 1hr30 and cost 39p each. When we got off we bought water, a bottle of 9up (Indian 7up) and waited 5 minutes before setting off on ...
... experience whilst weeing in a bush as a creepy crawlie started running up my leg. Of course I screamed. We also went to a spice plantation which was someone's back garden and it had nearly every spice growing as well as fruits and all sorts of chillies. Still not used to the busy, crazy roads here. I reckon Periyar was worse than kochi! We had an hour to get ourselves sorted before 3 of us from our group were taken to a cooking class at someone's home (hopeless at remembering ...
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