Malabar Gate Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kozhikode
... Kerataka and entered Kerala. Gopal said if we were lucky we would see wild elephants in the park. Not terribly far into the park there was wild excitement at the sight of five elephants. Gopal was congratulating us on our good fortune before we noticed the chains on their legs. We did see wild spotted deer with langour monkeys overhead. The monkeys drop food from the trees and the deer are underneath eating the droppings. Gopal wanted to know if we wanted ...
... Sanctuary. Fortunately we had met three lovely ladies the evening before to come along and to share the cost and experience. The drive through the 'Junglebook-like' forest of the National Park in the early morning sun and the lifting fog was simply gorgeous. There are some wild tigers and elephants in the park but we didn't really expect to see anything big (as one shouldn't expect anything at anytime in India ;-)). But we soon saw a herd of deer and some wild pheasants; not to mention ...
... right next to the road... Justin missed it.
Justin: How am I ever gonna spot a Tiger if I can't even spot a f@#$ing bison?
... hmmm, you might have a point there babe!
We got down from the bus in a small village called Kakkavayal, everyone came out of the shops along the main street and stared at us, which was a little intimadating but understandable considering we had only seen 2 other western couples by this point in the trip and that ...
... me holding onto a large box and everyone wondering what was in it. But, I think on the positive side, it would have been our western addition to the wedding.
Sonja had stayed with Swapna's family for 11 days a couple of months before the wedding so they were very excited to see her and we were even allowed to stand on the stage during the ...
... negotiation can go when the boat is idle for an hour and a half (and hence the boatman has zero leverage), and we have no choice (in our heads) but to make that boat trip. Backwaters were great - serene and relaxing. We stocked with beer and the boatwala with some eggs. The cook came by and offered omelettes. We tried to ask for bhurji but it was easier to make it rather than explain. I took charge of the kitchen, and got some ...
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- Fitness/Health center
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