Periyar Meadows Leisure Hotel
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... factory, but local myth also suggests the factory was named after the Virgin Mary, or "conna mara" in Malayalam. We are given a whistle stop tour of the factory, watching the women unload their bags of freshly picked tea leaves to be weighed, averaging 40 kilos a time which they carry on their heads. That's just roughly two thirds what Coman and I both weigh and we can't even get them off the ground, let alone lift them on to our heads and carry them through fields. No ...
... Reserve, Thekkady, is an example of nature’s bounty, with great scenic charm, rich bio-diversity and providing exciting views of animals, vegetation and landscapes. Sprawled over an area of about 300 square miles, Periyar is one of the 27 tiger reserves in India. It is a zealously guarded and efficiently managed reserve and home to rare, endemic and endangered flora and fauna. It also forms the major watershed of two important ...
... Tiger Reserve, where we spent a great day with the rangers. There were 12 tourists, an armed guard, and 6 other rangers, and we started on hiking through the park then continued by bamboo raft.
Another hike, lunch, a rest, then back again, and so far the only new wildlife we had seen was ...
... canoe ride across the waters and then get shown around , see the pumps that help move the water around, some more kingfishers and lots of coconut trees. Thomas explains to us that coconuts are a very important source of cash flow for the villages as the rice only provides so much. We have another canoe ride back and are treated to some local songs by Thomas bani and the other gentlemen on the boat. I can barely eat breakfast and before long have joined char and ...
... the next day, Sam Boy finally had enough of having a dodgy stomach in Indian for 18 days and off to hospital we went. Due to the fact that he felt weak and not having a good appetite they put him on a drip and gave him some injections. The doctors spoke good English but we had to re-explain his situation to each one that came along. Finally the last one diagnosed him with gastritis (Caused by too many antibiotics) and 6 hours after arriving we were "discharged" ...