Tag Archives: tea plantations

Spice walk & tour of the Windermere Estate, Munnar

Posted on April 28, 2020 by Toothpicker

Tea planations in Munnar
If you love nature, you would definitely love Munnar. Aside from tea plantations, I recommend doing a spice walk to learn about local spices and plants. After an inspiring guided walk at a spice garden before the conference, I was keen to do another one. At the Blackberry nature [...]

This post was posted in Coffee, Food & dining, Travel, Nature, Hiking & walking, India, Kerala and was tagged with Coffee, walks, nature, walking, India, Kerala, foraging, wild foods, Munnar, tea plantations, tea, spices

Blackberry Hills - a tranquil eco resort in Munnar

Posted on April 25, 2020 by Toothpicker

I was due to leave India for Hong Kong after the Aranya conference at the end of February, but at the time, COVID-19 was starting to spread in Hong Kong, hence I decided to prolong my trip at the last minute. Luckily, the airline did not charge me for the change due [...]

This post was posted in Architecture, Travel, Nature, Eco living & sustainability, India, Kerala and was tagged with architecture, walks, nature, eco living, India, sustainability, Kerala, plants, Munnar, tea plantations, Blackberry Hills eco resort

Kerala's picturesque Hill station: Munnar

Posted on April 8, 2020 by Toothpicker

A view from the Top station in Munnar
Situated 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above sea leverl, Munnar is a famous hill station in Kerala, and known as the 'Kashmir of South India'. It is not only popular with foreign tourists but also with the locals. From 1880 onwards, Munnar flourished as a tea-producing region [...]

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