Tag: Kumily

Kalaripayattu

Kalaripayattu

I first visited Kerala (a State in South India) in the early nineties, much before the Keralites discovered that they lived in God’s Own Country. And having discovered God’s Own Country, on my own, I have kept returning. Again and again. But my enchantment with […]

Travel and Food

Travel and Food

“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” ~ James Michener Travel and food – they go together for me. Last October we had the pleasure of visiting a quiet little town […]

Gavi – An Escape To Wilderness

Gavi – An Escape To Wilderness

During the Dassera holidays, we traveled to Kumily, a market town in Idduki district of Kerala and the main staging point to visit Periyar lake and the Thekaddy forest reserve. Whilst the boat ride on the Periyar lake is a must-do on the itinerary of […]