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Travel Blogs from Kumily
... turned out that the sights along the river were so fascinating that the time just flew by. Canoes of all shapes and sizes, traveled the river, mostly with paddle power. One guy moved quite effectively along with just a piece of bamboo for a paddle. Lots of kids were swimming - although I noticed that these were all boys. Lots of women were doing their washing which involved slapping the clothes very ******* a flat ...
... of wild dear rushing about. A bit further on and our guide asked us to stop. He then asked us to come round the side of a huge tree to see the snake he had found nestled up inside it. Deeper into the forest we went and saw black wild monkeys jumping from tree to tree. I wasn't expecting the atmosphere to be so tense, but it was clear we were in wild animal territory. Our guide then pointed out a massive spider in its Webb, that you would ...
... trees. We haven't ever been in terrain like it. The valleys and hills are shrouded in mist, looks very mysterious. We think we will be walking contours, not so, we hear elephants in the bush up high and up we go, bundu bashing with carrier bags. See the elephants, walking on a single track, when the two front guides come rushing back, looking a bit panicky shouting back back. They had come face to face with a single elephant, who can be a bit aggressive. He won't move so ...
... only......everybody was in prayer till 3pm! Visited various sighs long h way,huge religious statures an the sat down tomwait for 50 minutes. It was well worth the wait, wonderful welcome given by Baby Mathew (really) and Rani at Vanilla County. The best Chicken Biryanni I've ever tasted was waiting for us & I caught up on correspondence ...
... came back.
The next day we were at breakfast in a place called Green Pepper Garden when the owner approached us about a special trip he runs for no more than two people to see the sights of the Kerela / Tamil Nadu border and also to meet his friend who is a holy man and lives near a temple. This holy man had apparently spent 15 years in a cave mediating and eating bananas to achieve enlightenment. The trip was quite expensive, but ...
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