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Estimated travel time 4 hoursThekkady, adjacent to Periyar National park is the spice capital of India, The rolling hills around the region grow some of the finest cardamoms in the world and are aptly called Cardamom hills, exotic spices like cloves, pepper (black gold), nutmeg, cinammon and a lot of medicinal herbs are in abundance. We do a guided …
... br> papaya, mango and grapes. The farm grows the produce that it uses in its
kitchens, and the remnants waste from the kitchens goes into making bio gas to
meet the energy demands of the farm. The manure used in the farms is produced
from cow dung and urine, and the farm produces traditional manures like jeevamritham
and panchagavya. The composting yards of the farm produces
compost from garden waste, coir pith, ...
... potter around with ease, the wider environs stretch for miles. We cross the man-made Wellington Island and drive through Ernakulam, the hub of business with its rapidly growing condominiums. It's a little like Miami with gleaming apartment blocks by the water's edge as we weave over bridges and waterways. Billboards advertise these des-res to the IT workers, civil servants, businessmen and Gulf workers all of whom are newly rich and looking to invest in high-rise ...
... people to get job and fertilize their life.
Murugan the son of lord Shiva was born here, he is the favorite in this
Hindu pilgrim centre. It was a tribal worship province, a stone idol and
small jungle are the ...
... made of about 8-10 lengths of very large bamboo lashed together. Each raft had 4 wooden seats built on the deck of the raft. We clambered on, getting slightly wet in the process as the middle section of the raft was somewhat submerged. There were two rafts on our trip, each powered by two men at the stern with short oars. They quietly paddled us through the drowned forest for about an hour. It was ...