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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 …
... placed a bag of cookies inside his pocket and waited patiently for those monkeys to come back!
After a five minute wait, they came back……and with plenty of their kinds with them. After all, they thought of Michel as an easy prey! They all wanted a share of more cookies!
So, by appearing ...
... is an ancient dance form of Kerala. It has no speaking; all the speaking is done with body language and hand gestures. It is performed only by boys and includes very heavy makeup. The interesting thing is that even the female parts are played by men. See video 2. Just the makeup takes 3-4 hours to put on! Personally, I think that all of the makeup is a little creepy, but the dance itself is very unique and different. I can’t wait for our elephant ride tomorrow! ...
DESERT TO THE RAINFOREST
In the last month it has been such a pleasure to reunite with all the other students and divulge our plethora of diverse experiences and reflect on a shared knowledge that is attained from living within a small rural or remote community in India.
We all set out on different paths, mine led me to Gudular deep in the lush green rainforest of Tamil Nadu to visit some other students that had been living and working with ...