Why oh why did we only book two days?
Where else could one have cookery lessons, see rare primate species outside one’s front door, learn to make paper, and enjoy traditional music and dance, all without leaving the premises? And within a few minutes of Spice Village were macaques in the forest, elephant rides, the Periyar wildlife reserve, guided walks through a spice plantation and more delights.
The hotel, and village, hold interest for those interested in any of those topics, plus organic growing and recycling, solar power, butterflies, swimming, tennis …
But merely listing attractions fails to capture the charm and friendliness, the retreat from the heat of the plains, the sheer pleasure in being there. To borrow a phrase from Singapore’s advertising “Stay an extra day”More
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- Free Parking