Stream Valley Cottages
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... them! he 3rd guy was a young guy from Canada, of course he talked fast and he too was pretty rude to locals.... a pattern is forming about Canadians! But he was a nice guy and we all got on well.
The trek was up a local peak and pretty tough and where apparently there were some 20 rebels hiding out on the peak from the police, local commy's who tended to kill rich Indians!? This was the story given as to why we couldn't go to the top and was a good ...
... this refilled whenever you like. Because I'm only here for 10 days, I'm on a wellness retreat. Most of the others here are doing the heavy duty Ayurvedic cleanse which requires a 3 to 4 week stay. For some it is their 2nd or 3rd visit here. Most of the guests are women with many coming from France, Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Wales and Malaysia. Our one male is Finnish. The mornings start around 5am so we can shower and attend ...
We got up at 5:30am to ensure we would get to the wildlife sanctuary for 7am - its opening time. After waiting for a while outside the hotel for the bus, as directed by the receptionist, we decided to walk up the road where we found that they actually stopped. On arrival at the wildlife sanctuary at 6:45am we had to wait for it to open and then another 40mins in a small queue as each ticket allocation seemed to take a long, long time. In the queue we ...
... br> I explained that I needed some antibiotics and ORS Layani (rehydration salts) as I had an upset stomach. Eager to help he suggested I lay on the bed as he massaged my stomach. From somewhere he found some oils, and began rubbing the regions where it hurt.
Wondering if him saying "you happy to finish?" might get lost in translation, I bolted up and thanked him for his help.
I then sorted some food, communication, more food (I didn't risk eating ahead of ...
... shirts. In the north, we were strongly discouraged from giving chocolates or any gifts directly to village children, as it is believed that this is a sure way to turn them into lifelong beggars. In the villages, we visited outside Kalpetta, people handed out stickers, and Genesta and I brought a big bag of chocolates to give out. There was no mention of the risk of these people becoming beggars.
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