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My Kerala Itinerary

My Kerala Itinerary

Here is my Kerala itinerary. We spent 10 days and visited many interesting places but I feel there are many more places, which I missed or in some places, we spend very less time. We traveled from Delhi to Cochin by air and then we hired a cab for the complete trip as I was traveling with my parents. Tips when traveling with elderly parents If you are on the budget then trains and buses have good connectivity to all parts…

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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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Kathakali Dancers and Performace

Kathakali Dancers and Performace

Kathakali is a dance form from Kerala. It is very complex dance form with elaborate makeup and costume. I saw my first Kathakali performance in Cochin. We booked tickets over the phone. The theater people advised us to visit at least 2 hours before the performance so that we can see artist apply elaborate makeup on their faces. We reached early as advised and it was a pleasure to watch them apply makeup. It was a long process of approx…

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