Aranya Nivas KTDC
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Day 32 - morning
Day 14 of Southern India Tour
After kissing goodbye to this town, my Southern India journey continued in the comfort of a private minibus just to come to a complete halt just 10 minutes later. And this, just ...
... women look at us with pity! Our guide to the factory is a middle aged gentleman with a bristling moustache and an, at times, incomprehensible accent. He leads us around showing us the wilting, tearing, crushing, drying and oxidising machines with great enthusiasm and brewing us a pot of fresh tea before asking if we can give him a lift to our final destination, Thekkady. Tensing is happy to have him along for the ride and in return we get an extra history lesson, ...
... one eye, which may explain some of the near misses. Luckily I got a seat in the ladies section of the bus and the very lovely Suneeta sat next to me, she was on her way home for the weekend as she works in Kottayam. She is going to be on the bus with me most of the way. We share my pack of biscuits and her fried potato treats, and when we stop at the toilet break the people selling treats board the bus and we buy mandarins and a fried noodle looking thing, ...
... Mollusca. In addition, 160 butterfly species have been listed.
We saw many MALABAR SQUIRRELS. These are giant squirrels of southern India. We also saw many LION TAIL MACAQUE (monkeys), lots of birds, and a GAUR, which they called water buffalo. The Gaur is a big relative of the cow, being a bovine itself, and is the largest known wild cattle on the planet. We also saw the carcass of a female elephant that was killed during a ...
This was from yesterday but didnt get chance to post it because of the internet.... So, my day started off very well with spice shopping! Vanilla, nutmeg, all cheap as chips. I was the first visitor at peters friends new store and so the owner was beaming at 8.30am as I purchased a healthy amount of spices to bring home. Heart warming start to the day. Nice drive through tea plantations and beautiful scenery. Lovely. Then quick stop to copy my 800 photos onto ...