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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Ambadi Thekkady
Lovely among the trees
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... 6:30am. When we arrived, there were a number of other tuk tuks and coaches waiting. Our tuk tuk squeezed through to the front of the queue. As the gate opened, a 4x4 car led the way (a bit like the F1 safety car) and all of the tuk tuks - revving their engines - fought to get poll position. The race was on! We looked into the other tuk tuks and waved at the other tourists then leaned forward to tell our driver to go faster. At the ...
... and tea displayed in large sacks which looked amazing; one of the stalls sold vegetables that I recognised, potatoes, cauliflower and carrots, we certinally haven't seen much of these. Another stall had great cooking pots and of course a wonderful display of machetees which they use to open cocoanuts;don't think Ill come across these in Warwick market! Great place
In the afternoon we visited a spice garden called Mr ...
... it 'look, oh its gone; but so exciting to catch the glimpses of them. This was for like 20 minutes. So good start to the day. Me and Rach then head off to an elephant festival. We have no clue what it is or what its about but just know there'll be 67 elephants there. Anyhow were drtiving along and then all of a sudden we see these huge elephants dressed up. There were so many, we get out the minibus and there just everywhere, including thousands of people, lots of dancing and ...
... They continued to fight for days, until one of them was killed, which was 5 days later. As far as coming upon elephants in the wild, which we all wanted to do, he admonished not to get behind an elephant. He also told us that an elephant will give three warnings before charging. I don’t remember if this is the correct order but here they are: making noise, stomping their feet, and lifting and throwing back their ...
... their fresh poo and seriously large footprints but very hard to believe the narrow trails they walk on and what they can knock over if it’s in the way. Apparently they eat 1000 kg of food a day so all they do is eat, poo and look for more food. The other cool thing we saw was a recently shed cobra skin. It had a plastic feel to it. Also on the rock where the cobra sheds its skin every month were older skins from prior months. The ...