Israeli official, wife get a taste of village life in Kerala’s Kumarakom | Kochi News
On their return, the couple informed their tour operator that they thoroughly enjoyed the visit to Kumarakom. They found the villagers to be very friendly and humble, and they enjoyed Kerala cuisine and the vibe of peaceful life.
The couple had expressed their wish to experience village life in Kumarakom to their tour coordinator in Kochi, who in turn contacted the Kerala Responsible Tourism mission.
On Sunday, the couple spent over three hours experiencing village life at Manchira in Kumarakom. They visited several houses in the region as part of the package. While Sohad learned various methods of coir making and natural shampoo making, Sammy tried his hands on coconut-tree climbing. The couple also spent time watching fishing with nets and toddy tapping. They were keen to know about the history and culture of Kumarakom from the community tour leader Geethu. Sohad also tried out weaving coconut leaves.
The couple were received in Kumarakom by RT district coordinator Bhagath Singh. K Roopesh Kumar, director of the state RT mission, said that the visit by the Israeli official with his wife to Kumarakom will boost the post-Covid tourism sector in the region.
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