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This is one of the captivating hill twon of Kerala that is also called the green paradise as it shares borders with the greener patches of the state.
Lush agriculture fields, thick forests and misty hills of Kerala add to its scenic charm.
I got a beautifull view from there I enjoy all kind of forest
... countryside. It is a "one street" sort of a place which we looked round during the afternoon. We had discovered a guide who is very well recommended in TripAdvisor and had arranged with him to show us round the area the following day. It also involved hiring a vehicle and driver but the whole package was very reasonable.
Our guide, Sabu, arrived for a nine o'clock start the following day. Our first stop was Edakal caves. These ...
... fence was hair raising.
The drive up was gorgeous, ending at a dusty parking area in front of a small Hindu temple near the Sanctuary entrance. It was less than a km hike up through shaded forest to the water fall. Mostly locals took advantage of the shower under the cool cascading falls. They say that the water of these falls is healing ...
... for the opportunities in my life. On another section of the hike, our guide took us to a small tribal village. Only fifteen families live in this village and their life is very primitive. We learned the people live in very small houses, often ten people per building. Their primary food is rice and tapioca, which they supplement with eggs and small animals. Girls marry when they are 15 or 16 and often have their first child by age 17. Because they are young, and ...
... windows. The previous trains were a little more up to date, but not much more. 4 hours I spent snoozing or listening to music, then 2 hour drive to Kalpetta, through the hills. It started raining, which made for pretty scenery, but fog obscured our view from a lookout area. Our accommodation was a "homestay" but it was more like a small hotel or BnB. We had rooms off a common sitting area, ensuites, and our food and drinks were provided. Dinner was served ...