Munnar and its Tea gardens!
Munnar, the most beautiful hill station of Kerala, is all about its rolling tea gardens, Ayurvedic spa’s and spotting Elephants. Close to 130Kms from the airport city of Cochin, Munnar is located at approx. 5200ft above the sea level and is surrounded by the western ghats.
To explore this beautiful landscape offering tranquility, team FOTW (familyonthewheels), opted for the services of Savaari car from savaari.com. We had a full trip to Kerala, the God’s own country, originating from Cochin and covering Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey, Kovalam, Trivandrum all via Savaari Car. To be honest, every
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Mesmerizing Chellarkovil View Point, near Thekkady, Kerala
Chellarkovil is a beautiful spot, traced on the way while we were driving back from Munnar to Thekkady, on Munnar – Kumily road. Rather just 30min before hitting Thekkady, we were amused by this scintillating place, with originating waterfalls. No crowds gave us all the more pleasant welcome here. It is around 15kms from Kumily town, and it overlooks the small villages and valleys of Tamil Nadu.
More about Eravikulam (Rajamalai National Park) to interest your trip further.
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Eravikulam National Park (Rajamalai National Park), Munnar
One of the most scenic places close to 15kms from Munnar is Eravikulam National Park, a region famous for its Nilgiri Tahr. Nilgiri Tahr is basically a goat like species, which is endangered as of now. And hence, it holds special importance as a National park to protect the endangered species. Having close to 750 Tahr’s, their sighting is quite common here, if visited in the correct season. This park also entails other animals as Sambhar deer, Jungle cats, wild dogs, Porcupine, Red mongoose, langur’s. During certain periods even Elephants can … Continue Reading
Spazio Resort – Hotel review, GOA!
Goa in off- season? It was the question everyone was throwing at us when we shared our plans to visit GOA in the first week of August with our then to-be-turning 1 year old toddler. GOA is vibrant from Oct – May and then goes in hibernation mode for 4 months as the rains progresses and leaves zero possibility for Water sports and Shacks to remain open. So the tourist inflows drops by 75%-80%, and only those who want some calm rainy-beachy outing plan then. Well, we were in this category!
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While Amritsar is know for Golden Temple , Chola Kulcha’s and Beating Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border . We also planned our trip around these places to coverin or 2 days trip in Jan 2017 . But one place which probably every Indian or every human must go to is Jallianwala Bagh for the history behind this place .
For People , who are unaware of the significance of this place in INDIAN HISTORY and why it always found it’s mention in India’s Independence moment . Small background details :
Date : April 13 , 1919
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A Stopover at Pisa : From Florence to Pisa!
Well, its so rich in the history & wonder world, that anyone visiting Italy, specially Tuscany, finds it as an incredible piece of engineering!#FOTW was going to Cinque Terre from Florence (Firenze) and so we had to stop over for some 3hours at Pisa and adore the work here which is full of history.
Reaching Pisa from Florence :
There are numerous “ItaliaRail/Trenitalia” trains running from Florence’s Santa Maria station to Pisa Centrale, of just 1.15 hour duration. This convenience poses Pisa as a quick stop over when in Florence … Continue Reading