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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Carmelia Haven Thekkady
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... br> Plus, we couldn't visit inside; the doors were locked! But the view from the hilltop more than made up for it. It was Great with a capital "G"! It reminded me of Tuscany in Florence, Italy! That’s how nice it was!
... the Shalimar Spice Gardens, our home for the next two nights. A wooden bridge leads to the thatched reception hall where we are ushered to be greeted with the obligatory cold flannels and watermelon juice. Porters carry our luggage over the walkway to our very own thatched cottage and once settled in we go for a walk around the grounds. The hotel is an eco-lodge, set in rainforested jungle with beautiful gardens full of exotic spice plants and an Ayurvedic spa ...
... lot of the shop owners are from Sri****r and they come here in the tourist season to sell their wares. I am invited in for tea and a chat to Abdul's shop who coincidently lived in Leh for 10 years, so we chatted about Ladakh and true to his word didn't try and sell me anything, although in think he would of liked it if I had. With the offer of a place to stay next time I am in Sri****r I'm off in search of spices. I go to the Spice Walk in my auto rickshaw ...
... macaque; nilgiri tahrs (native animal related to sheep) and tigers.
NOTES: The shrine of Sabarimala is one of the most ancient and remote Sastha shrines in India. It is located in the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. Surrounded by mountains and dense forest, Sabarimala is believed to be the place where Ayyappan, a Hindu deity who is the offspring of Shiva and Vishnu, meditated. It is believed ...
... all of them. Including the 2 minute video of elephants I had on it, although yet to double check this, I saw the other 800 or so. I cried for relief for about 10 minutes!!! It's funny how you don't realise the value of something until it has literally gone. I hadn't put a great important on my photos until I thought I wouldn't be able to share them with people, look at them and remember my trip. I am sure most of you can appreciate that, but ...