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Lovely among the trees
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The Periyar Nature Reserve entrance is packed with rows of tour coaches, cars and vans. Noisy crowds gather and the chance of seeing any wildlife on our planned nature walk seems unlikely. But, once past the opportunistic macaques, the animal sculptures and tortoise-shaped stores, most of the milling throng line up for the double-decker boat rides …
Dominating Madurai is the 17-century temple complex of Meenakshi Amman. With a kaliedoscopic, pyramidal gopuram (tower) of painted sculptures at each axis, and large columnated corridors around a central shrine to Shiva, this is a place to spend a day in. As an active place of worship, it is heaving with devotees, laying floral tributes, smearing …
... of dear and a mother and baby elephant in the wild. However the monkeys stole the show, especially the disabled little one armed thief who just grabbed the lemonade bottle from a lady's bag, opened and drank it just in front of us! We decided to all try the famous Ayurvedic oil massage and came out well oiled and smelling of curry leaves, well ready for a good restful sleep. Tomorrow Allepey awaits, after another 4 h ...
... up into a tree with it. When he turned it over and looked into the mirror, he jumped up and down in the tree in delight. Another monkey was trying to free the other side mirror when the car owner arrived and chased him off.
Our animal viewing complete, we headed to a spice farm. We are in the heart of the spice growing area of India, and Abraham's farm has been in existence for several generations. After ...
... Bamboo raft part was relaxing well for me at least as Wade and Philip (another guy on the trip) had to help paddle. If they hadn’t we wouldn’t have gone anywhere. It was a great trip and they have loads of options other things you can do in the park including staying inside in a tented camp or huts and they also have a resort on the lake.
At the end of the trip our tuk tuk driver was waiting to take us back into town were we quickly got rid of the mud and ...