The Tall Trees
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... thread and a small hook, and wheat flour to shape like a worm. We started off, with myself and Chell in a team, while Dad and Sangeetha, the other team, taking different spots in the houseboat. I seemed to be lucky enough to be attracting the fish, and kept catching, a total of 7, over three patient hours, which seemed to frustrate Sangeetha, who kept asking us for the lucky spot, lucky fishing rod etc.,
After a long day in the tranquility of the backwaters and the breath ...
... are served through bars mesh wire, similar to a bank. But with iron bars and wire rather than glass). Our driver kindly purchased ours for us. In the morning we had breakfast in the same setting as the dinner, (just watching us eat). It some sort of grain that you mash into bananas and was good. As we were packing up to leave, the homestay host came and asked us to pay - we had this awful feeling something like this was going to happen. I ...
... also a convenient airport/ railhead. If you arrive at Cochin, you can take the Chalakudy route to Valparai, seeing the Athirapally falls and the Sholayar Dam on the way. Public buses also ply between Chalakudy and Valparai, maybe 3 or 4 times a day.
Driving routes to Valparai courtesy Google Maps:
... I didn’t ride the elephants – domesticated elephants are not our scene (yep, we are way too cool for that sort of tourist trap).
I I thought the BioValley spice gardens would also be a rather ho-hum experience, but no, it was fascinating. For an hour we walked through fields and saw where they grow all spice, cardamom, turmeric, cinnamon, ...
... road with gay abandon.
We were all evening strollers at Valparai!A Mummy and Baby Lion Tailed Macaque ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking