Green Berg Resort
Travel Blogs from Idukki
So the place I am staying, Dewalokam, is heavenly. Beautiful scenery, wonderful hosts, some of the best food I have ever tasted! Including local made ice cream that was literally the best I have had. Sandita, one of the hosts, is so lovely and took me to the textile shop which was brilliant. I could have bought so much in there. In the end I restrained myself to one shirt top and material for a blouse ...
... for his day's work...exactly what his Mum demanded from him for one month to live at home! His eyes were opened to a new opportunity and he set about learning all the birds and their calls.
As you can see there's a lot to this story, but in short, encouraged by Janet and her husband John (yes, Janet and John..ho-ho!) Gireesh returned to uni and re-sat his exams and the family began catering for visitors, all the while learning about the birds.
Sudah (the ...
... all of which her father had to find from somewhere, it was a matter of pride! At their wedding they had 1000 guests all of whom expected to be fed and have a good time.
We joked if we invited everyone we like and their whole family we still wouldn’t get close to 1000 people! He told us that weddings cost a fortune and 40-50k was a normal amount. It was such an interesting conversation as some of the concepts were so alien ...
... As the process was so manual the owners people became the most important asset and as such the company were keen to look after them.
To do this they needed to support their increasing numbers and started by giving land to merchants who set up in Munnar and sold key products to local workers. They also opened up a dairy farm and a rice factory to help provide a sustainable source of food for them.
... and had not come on all
day. When it started to get dark candles and gas lights were lit and
then the power came back on half way through our meal. Then about 40
minutes later when our host had packed up and left the power went off
again! Disaster between four travellers none of us had a lighter for
the candles! We went on an explore of the kitchen to see if we could
find a lighter there but no luck so we were forced into another early
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed