Amaryllis Homestay: Wayanad

Nestled in the southern tip of the Deccan Plateau, the beautiful district of Wayand in Kerala offers a plethora of options for every kind of traveler.  Whether you choose wild life spotting at the Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary or trek 4000 feet up the mysterious Edakkal caves or marvel at the Banasura Sagar Dam which is… Continue reading Amaryllis Homestay: Wayanad

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Kodanad Elephant Training centre: Kerala

Elephants being an integral part of Indian culture and mythology have always fascinated me.  So when I heard about the elephant training centre in Kodanad near Kochi, I was sure not to miss it.  Located on the southern bank of the river Periyar, the area is part of the Malayattoor forest division and is about 42… Continue reading Kodanad Elephant Training centre: Kerala

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Kerala tourism’s trump card – Alleppey Houseboat cruise

Gliding through the palm fringed backwaters in a “Kettuvallam” (Houseboat) with the gentle winds blowing across your face amidst nature all around, can be one of the most mesmerizing experiences during your Kerala sojourn.  The backwaters of Kerala is a vast network of  canals, rivers, lakes and inlets formed by about 900 km of waterways. One… Continue reading Kerala tourism’s trump card – Alleppey Houseboat cruise