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India: Spice Plantations in Goa & Periyar

One very last India post for you — and this is one of my favourite recaps! We were lucky to go to two different spice plantations when we were in South India: one in Goa, and one in Periyar (Kerala).  The pictures in this post are from both spots. We had two lovely guides, both […]

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India: Kumarakom, Kerala

Our adventures through Kerala (in South India) continued to Kumarakom — land of the backwaters and the houseboats that serenely glide down the waters.

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India: Periyar, Kerala

As soon as we crossed from Tamil Nadu into the state of Kerala (in South India), I knew we “weren’t in Kansas anymore”.  All of a sudden things were impossibly lush and green.  We had a gorgeous drive seeing all that goes on in Kerala — women do the farming: Women pick the tea leaves: […]

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