Aranya Nivas KTDC
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The Periyar National Wildlife Park is in Thekkady and about 100km from Munnar. To get there we had to take a bus to Kumily. We were feeling confident having experienced a bus ride already. When we arrived at the bus station we were told that there were no buses to Kumily today as the morning buses had not arrived. We were not sure whether this was a tuk tuk scam so we waited for a while at the bus stop. The bus did eventually arrive but not ...
... I am again backtracking but better late than never! A couple of days ago (probably when I last updated) we were in town of Thekaddy. This town is close to a lot of spice plantations and tea plantations so this is the main tourist attraction here. We went to a lovely spice garden owned by Abraham and this man gave us a tour. What an Eden! Seriously...so many different things growing that I have never seen before. Pepper, ...
... cows and waterbuffalo are the kings of the roads here so everything stops for them). We see our chance and peddle as fast as we can to catch them and then cross over with ease, was quite funny peddaling along side them though. 10 mintues later a rickshaw driver decides to drive next to us and have a whole conversation, so not your average bike ride. Anyhow, eventually we go up North and see the trashiest places - Baga - like Benidorm but 10 times worse - drunk people, see a ...
... I eat half of it or more – my stomach is still queasy – and we head off once again for the park.
Once we get to the park, I climb into the back of the jeep and the driver rolls up the plastic covers on the sides and top of the jeep. I love it. I am in the open air, in a park, amidst trees, looking for animals. What a lovely feeling. We see some Gaur, some monkeys and some deer. When we do the driver grabs my ...
... bookshop helping George to a quire a new selection. The evening watching Kadathamadan a mix of martial arts, weaponry and very contorted body movements was great and George noted that one of them had had his hand cut open, his highlight was preaching that jumping through a hoop of fire was very silly and could lead to danger everyone laughed. All exhausted we headed back to base.
After a leisurely morning we again took to the ...