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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
- Multilingual staff
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... tea was smuggled by a British agent in real James Bond style from China to Assam in India in the 1830s, sparking the Opium Wars. The Keralans started growing tea in the 1870s with the Connemara factory established in 1941. To be honest, it doesn't look to have been updated since. We drop the tea guide off at the side of the road in the town of Thekkady and after a few more twists and turns pull off the main road onto a dirt track at the end of which we are greeted by a ...
... male and therefore play the female roles as well. The costumes weigh up to 15kg. Most performances take 5 hours but the one we went to was more like an introduction to it and it was good to have demonstrations and explanations of all the facial expression, eye movement and hand gestures. However it was disappointing that people talked throughout the performance and one large group just got up and left. As for me I loved it.
After our long day we headed to find somewhere ...
... Mollusca. In addition, 160 butterfly species have been listed.
We saw many MALABAR SQUIRRELS. These are giant squirrels of southern India. We also saw many LION TAIL MACAQUE (monkeys), lots of birds, and a GAUR, which they called water buffalo. The Gaur is a big relative of the cow, being a bovine itself, and is the largest known wild cattle on the planet. We also saw the carcass of a female elephant that was killed during a ...
This morning we visited an elephant sanctuary and now my new best friend is Ganga the Elephant. Ganga is 28 and knows nearly 100 words in Malayalam. (Although she isn't very talkative, she's happy to give the occasional toot to say that she understands). She likes to eat pumpkins and is the only person I know taller then Steve...apart from Nick N. We had a really lovely time at the elephant ...
... although half of the time we were probably just on the local buses which go for hours. We head to palolem in the south which was a gorgeous beach with lovely little shacks, we stay in bedouin style tents and freeze our butts off you know a mattress is hard when you wake up with bruised hips! That was our first major lesson - always bounce on the beds before taking a room. Go on a few boat rides, see some dolphins and then move upwards to Benalium. The three of us take a bike ride ...