Hotel Kumily Gate
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... of the CGH chain, whose hotels we stayed at in Pondicherry and Chettinad. They are a bit eco friendly, but the accommodation is good, beer cold, food and service excellent.
Mr Mihtoul asked if we wanted to go on an elephant ride and we of course said yes. We also signed up for elephant washing. For an hour we rode through cardamon plantations and passed by and sometimes through the banana ...
... to Thekkady was only 100 km, but it still took us 3 h to get here. We have also been trying many of the culinary adventures on offer. I must admit however that curried porridge and French toast with cumin and turmeric are not making my top 10. At least the local Cardamon tea is quite delicious. We visited the large beautiful Periyar National Park and went on a boat ride around part of it. We were lucky to see ...
... cruise. We are then finally allowed on the boats and are made to wear life jackets since some idiot fell overboard not so long ago? The lake is peaceful, but I have to say I saw more animals from my little balcony than I did on the lake, I finished the morning having breakfast at the The Coffee Inn that has a great view of the park and has a beautiful garden. Water buffalo came to say hi as they munched on the greenery. Time to get back on the bus and back to ...
... our guide) that the elephants had arrived. We hustled back to the lodge, and sure enough, across the lake was a herd of seven Indian elephants.
While waiting around for the elephants, we watched the ever amusing monkeys in the area. We have seen a monkey sit nonchalantly on the top of an exit gate and snatch a bag of snacks from the backpack of a fellow walking by. And today, a monkey ripped the side mirror off a car ...
Sat watching the monkeys outside my hotel room and on my balcony!! Hilarious. They are fighting over some jack fruit now. Screeching is very loud. The photos do not do them justice. There are hundreds of babies! Very very cute. Apparently they have two major pastimes: eating and making babies. No ...