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... goodness that melted in mouth, so of course we bought a pack of those too :) Then there was the beef lasagne and wood oven baked spagetti followed by full english breakfast in a restaurant named cloud street. We also ate at a little cafe named pot luck attached to a pottery shop which sold very pretty mugs and crockery which i would have loved to take home here ollie finally had a beefburger and I a Mexican style veg and cheese wrap with a steaming cup ...
... vegetables, but cracking open a papaya to share on a bus trip is not a good idea. At any rate, thanks to friend Jen and her research skills and consummate taste, we've landed in a bit of paradise for the ending phase of the trip. We've had a lovely few days, needless to say.
Yesterday we drove another hour, past acres and acres of tea plantations terraced across the hills. We went for a trek into Periyar Nature Preserve, so a guide with ...
Next morning we got up at 6am to start our trip. The driver was picking us
up at at half 6 and the first stop would be elephant bathing. This
was one of the reasons for doing this tour rather than independently.
Each morning at 8am the mahouts lead their elephants to Periyar river
for their daily baths and tourists can come along and watch for free
or join in. The day we were there they had three youngish (but not
babies) and two rather ...
... at the end of the road and the view from the porch was of jungle, birds, and monkeys...not to shabby.
After a day of chillin' in Kumily my buddy Duncan caught up again and we embarked on an overly ambitious bike ride...17 kilometers (maybe 10 miles) straight uphill to get a good mountaintop view for some pics. The view at the top would have been worth the ride (I needed some exercise from all the Thali anyway) even ...
... the cycle of poverty within poor and tribal families is a fantastic ethos. He explained that they have close relations with local businesses and provide practical courses in electronics and tailoring for those who don’t pass the examinations required to continue education beyond the 10th Standard.
Perumel said he would come and eat with us again for our last night, and this time he brought Mugi. Mugi and Perumel had driven Sarah and I to Trivandrum after our visit ...