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Thekkady, Periyar, Kumarakom – Jewels of Kerala

Thekkady, Periyar, Kumarakom – Jewels of Kerala

When we started from Munnar on sunny but cool morning for Thekkady, Periyar, Kumarakom. We were staying in tea garden area, so route we have chosen for Thekkady didn’t pass through the town of Munnar. We started from our hotel in tea garden area and driving through spice plantation. There was Cardamom plantation on the slopes, then I had seen Black pepper plants/vines on both sides of roads and other spices trees. There were small & big houses with some…

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Dhanushkodi – The City of Dead

Dhanushkodi – The City of Dead

I traveled for 2 weeks with my parents to the south of India and during the last leg of our journey, we reached Rameshwaram. We reached Rameshwaram by early morning train and have booked the train for next day evening. So, we have practically 2 days to explore the town and surrounding areas. I have planned to go to Dhanushkodi next day morning and decided to spend first day in Rameshwaram visiting the main temple, small temples, and boating in…

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Rababri Tribe Women – Nomadic Herders

Rababri Tribe Women – Nomadic Herders

We visited a small hamlet of Rabari tribe in Hodka village near Great Rann of Kutch during our stay in one of the famous Eco resort in the area. There was only 10-12 house and the main occupation for them is making different handicraft items, mainly with Rabari embroidery (Which is also known as kuchi embroidery) and some hand work. Women do the embroidery on fabrics for making garments, wall hangings, door hangings, cushion, bed sheets etc. Men folk of…

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Tips for traveling with elderly parents

Tips for traveling with elderly parents

We all (Almost everyone 😉 ) likes to travel. Same goes for our parents but they hesitate because they feel it is too difficult for them to travel in old age and they will burden us during holidays. I had traveled with my elderly parents few times for holidays and came across few things/challenges. From my experience, I would like to share few thoughts on this subject. Elderly parents are like small kids with special requirements, so patience is the…

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