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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 ...
... we just didnt know where to look. We attempted to find out what it was about and all we made out was 'Elephant, Temple, Party'. At one point me and Rach get caught up in the middle of the procession on the walk to the temple and it was so surreal, behind us (and so close probably about a meter) is one elephant, same for in front, next to us is men playing the drums, on the other side women holding candles - sensory overload big time, but just phenomenal. However I did think at one point ...
... 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 ...
... in the sun on the rock and I assume just slithers away when it’s ready. It was a great hike, although proving once again that I need to quickly get in better shape for trekking in NZ. Our guide, like his father and grandfather, was born in Kumily and, instead of being in school, he was walking in the jungle and learning about it from his father. Most everyone we have met lives in or very near the place that they were born. When we ...