KTDC Periyar House
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... as defined by number of women per 1000 men: 1,083 women per 1000 men) among all Indian states. Kerala has the lowest homicide rate among Indian states, for 2011 it was 1.1 per 100,000. Hinduism is practiced by more than half of the population, followed by Islam and Christianity. Malayalam is the major spoken language. Kerala is also considered the "cleanest state in India".
With such statistics and the beauty all around us we were highly ...
... jack fruit,papayas,lemons,giant lemon,star anise,tamarind,star fruit,and avocado.Also saw poinsettias,orchid,salvia and many more .Also three kinds of coffee beans.We had a little taste of everything right off the trees.
Tomorrow we are off to Allepey for an overnight cruise on a houseboat in the backwaters so no internet until we hit Varkala Beach on Feb 20th.
We had no idea that India suffered with earthquakes and in southern India they had recently had significant problems with around 22 quakes hitting the dam area and causing m************s in the dam wall, which in turn had allowed so much water through that it had flooded whole villages and displaced thousands of people.
The protests were actually aimed towards the Keralan ministers who were refusing to honour a ...
... We managed to get our best monkey photos when we pulled up to find a full family of Langur monkey's in an adjacent tree. They were only 5-10 metres away from us which was great for getting a good shot.
Despite all this we still had not seen a tiger but had already resigned ourselves to that fact. After all there were only around 44 in a 940sq km piece of land, chances were never going to be good. The rest of the journey back to ...
... to take us to Theni in a jeep. The ‘Deluxe’ room we found was not pretty, in fact it was absolutely filthy and rancid. I dread to think what the basic room looked like. The drunk receptionist made a real mess of copying our passports, and then chose a room with a conference going on outside so we had to walk through it about 10 times bringing in all the luggage. The 50 or so gathered were incredibly pleasant and even apologised for getting in ...
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