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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... pepper, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cardamom and cinnamon. I sniffed a cinnamon tree! I'm actually a sucker for these places as I like to see where food comes from. The accompanying shop was a Mecca for me and I went away with cheap cardamom, cumin and some local chocolate. Then I threw caution to the wind and went off for an Ayurvedic massage, along with five others in the group. We were led up some steps and shown a leaflet listing the various treatments. ...
... came to the next opening in the trees they could see lots of animals stomping around…
“Halt! Who goes there!” cried a Sambar knight on guard against those who threatened the Prince of Periyar.
But the monkeys and the bison who were looking for Prince ...
... with vintage teapots! There seemed to be so many lovely places to eat, drink and even just lounge - our kind of place!
Naturally, Barry was a bit nervous about visiting the dentist, but Dr Jessal definitely put us both at ease with his professional but easy-going manner. We were both surprised but pleased when he explained that he could do the same treatment that I had done over a week in one day - it meant that we could get on with our travels. ...
... He was given to the king by one of the gods. As soon as the king was able to have his own children he sent Iyuppa to the forest, apparently believing that the tigers would devour him. Instead, the tiger family took Iyuppa in and he became part of their family. The king and other people were astounded and so came to worship Iyuppa. The festival runs for 45 to 60 days, depending upon who you ask. It ended a few days ago, on January ...
mornings kept getting earlier and earlier.
We were really lucky and managed to get a jeep to ourselves ( can be up to 5
people) and our driver Haji arrived in the dark to pick us up. We
didn't know at this point if we were picking others up or heading
straight to the sanctuary but luck was with us. And we had a 40
minute very speedy and bumpy jeep ride to the entrance of the
sanctuary for opening at 6am.