Travel Blogs from Kalpetta
Wallowing in Wyanad!
The journey was tiring 3.45 hour train followed by 4.5 hour car ride! Lovely drive over a mountain pass into the lovely Wyanad district of North East Kerala – it is an area of forests, miles and miles of coconut groves, hills, lakes, waterfalls, wildlife and rich in coffee, , cinnamon, cardamom and sandalwood, …
... attempt, posing with my hands on the clay for the photos. (Whoops, was I supposed to write that?) Genesta, by contrast, was very good with the clay.
Genesta and I also went on a hike to two small farming communities, which grow rice, beetle nut, and bananas. The people here are from a tribal society. Some of the women wear their saris without a shirt underneath, stretch their lobes with a rolled stalk from the pineapple plant and men wear ...
... have definietely come to the right place for 30-something well traveled females in which 95% of the guests here fit into this category. Have been meeting lots of lovely people. Many of the guests are here for 2-4 weeks and going through a 5 stage detox which sounds and looks utterly horrendous! We also each day get an hour treatment in which you are stripped down butt naked and covered in about 5 litres of oil and massaged by ...
Had an early start thanks to Anavi, she kept me up since 3am so was up and about at 6am Chat and garam chai with family, then headed off for Kabini. Since we started at 7am we got out of Bangalore city pretty quick, being Sunday and early morning we happily missed the crazy Bangalore ...
... Samo wejscie do jaskini to bramka zamykana na klodke (sic!), zeby miejscowi wandale nie zniszczyli. W drodze do jaskini musielismy zrobic drobny off-road, bo okazalo sie, ze deszcze podmyly glowna droge. Oczywiscie nie zabraklo tez deszczu po zwiedzaniu jaskini. Po powrocie z wycieczki przez chwile nie padalo i na szybko udalo nam sie obejrzec kawalek upraw na plantacji Vanchego. A potem znowu zaczelo ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking