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... wild elephants, by the second to last day, we'd seen every sign of them (foot prints, dung etc) but no elephants and with the influx of local crowds due to state holidays scaring them off we were beginning to think we wouldn't see any at all. However on the last day we got lucky and not only saw some on the jeep tour in the reserve at distance, but on the drive home outside ...
... and faces. The cave itself was made by several huge boulders holding another rock overhead. It made me nervous when I looked up, wondering if it would come down on our heads. We were dripping sweat in the cave, so most of us were a bit over it by the time the guide was explaining the carvings. We then visited a tribal village, where the indigenous people had been relocated from the forest. It was basic village houses, and then grew their own crops. We ...
... they have, most guest houses are happy to help sort you with a taxi or organized trip. Oh no, not ours. The Sanctuary is open from 7-10am, then 2-5pm. We got a blank look when we asked. The he twigged he could make money. "Ohhhhh, wildlife, you want jeep. Jeep jeep, pick you up at 9am and be done much later at 8pm. Yes I get jeep. I get very good jeep for you isn't it" 3. On the day of check out we'd originally asked for a 12pm heck out, the hotel was ...
... a good wife" as soon as we got into the car at the airport.
We stopped for some chicken and fish Biryani at "The Oven." I was slightly shocked at the prices. The price seems to be six times of what I paid for a biryani when I was an engineering student. Shishira quietly reminds me that I was a student more than a decade ago. The biryani is also served without a boiled egg which is a big part of my biryani eating experience in a hotel. The ...
Okay, the south is a tad crazier in the rural areas. But just a bit. In Kalpetta, a town of about 26,000, there is a lot more going on in the streets. The area has a large Muslim population, while Fort Cochin is 90% Christian. I don't know if it is somehow discriminatory to observe, but it does seem like the street scenes in the Muslim and Hindu areas are more lively, while Christian areas are more, well, boring. Another way to put it is orderly.