Periyar Meadows Leisure Hotel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... in telling him, these legs were made for walking and that’s just what we were going to do. Once Chacko finally accepted this, we were left to our own devices but we did feel a tad guilty as it was clear the poor chap was bored and whilst it is customary for many drivers, sleeping in the back of his car could have been far from comfortable.
It rained for much of our stay but we didn’t ...
... huts which are beautifully themed for a 'jungle' atmosphere. After finding our hut we set out to visit a local spice garden where we shown a vast range of spices and fruits grown in the lush hills surrounding Thekkady. Back to the resort in pouring rain but managed to find the bar for our evening beer. Dinner followed in the the resort's restaurant. A long day but most ...
This morning we got a private minibus to Periyar National Park. On the way we stopped at a spice plantation. We had lunch at the house of the plantation owners which was so nice! There was chicken and fish curries, potato, beans and lots more. It was delicious - shame I wasn't that hungry. I gave it a good go though. Afterwards he showed us around the plantation and we saw most of the ...
... martial arts show. One of the coolest things we saw in Cochin was the laundry. Our driver was getting some laundry done and we went with him to pick it up. Dhoti Wallahs rent a space in a large shed with wash basins and counters for ironing and they either pick up their clients' laundry or people drop it off. Everything is hand washed, line dried and ironed. There aren't any claim checks, just people with very good memories. We stayed at a small hotel called ...
So.....the highlight for us was a visit to the home of the sister of our driver. He happened to be talking to her on the phone and mentioned that his sister lived nearby. We asked if he wanted to visit her and we'd wait in the car or go for a walk. When we arrived his 2 sisters greeted us (one was visiting from Delhi where she is studying her Bachelor of Science).
Both ladies served us sweet black coffee (no refrigerator for milk), biscuits and fruit ...