Tag: Kerala

almost paradise

A valley in the mountains of Kerala “Out of a calamity history has shown that humans end up at their best”.  Before we enter into this valley in the mountains it is important that we learn a little bit about history first. After the… Continue Reading “almost paradise”

Honey Nagar, conserving the earth

It all started at breakfast in Spice Village with 6 jars. Six big jars filled with honey, one of them plain the other five infused with different berries and spices. I was intrigued and wanted to know, where all this honey came from. Hunting… Continue Reading “Honey Nagar, conserving the earth”

If you are in Periyar

For me, Spice Village and Periyar have always had this feeling of finally arriving. I just love the nature, the walks and the clean fresh air. And there is always sound, its never still and quite, there is a constant buzz of insects, birdcalls… Continue Reading “If you are in Periyar”

Men and the sea

Its a hard life for these men going out at sea almost every day of their working lives. All night they spend on a small boat out under the vast canopy of the endless sky, trying to bring home the catch that nourishes the… Continue Reading “Men and the sea”

Indigenous people of North Kerala

I recently had the good fortune to visit some of the small villages of the indigenous communities in Wayanad, North Kerala. Together with our GM Subi from Wayanad Wild, our Chef and a social worker we climbed the hills in the forested areas of… Continue Reading “Indigenous people of North Kerala”

CGH Earth shortlisted for National Geographic World Legacy Awards

We are happy to share with all our friends that CGH Earth has made it to the final list for world legacy awards by National Geographic in partnership with ITB Berlin. 150 entries were received from 51 countries, 6 continents. 15 finalists selected. We… Continue Reading “CGH Earth shortlisted for National Geographic World Legacy Awards”

After a hard night’s work

Kerala, India

The backwaters

The Backwaters Lounging on a deck chair, moving gently, immersed in a rippling , scented silence. Can there be better ways to explore a new world than this? Once, these houseboats were barges, transporting rice along the large and intricate network of lakes and… Continue Reading “The backwaters”

Sunset by the lake

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” Khalil Gibran