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TripAdvisor Reviews Jungle Village Thekkady
Travel Blogs from Thekkady
... and tears but laden with thousands of rupees of no use to us whatsoever, we also take with us lots of memories and experiences that we'd never imagined would form part of our travels. But all 'good' things come to and end and whilst a number of friends have said bet you'll never go back there again, who knows, never say never. But thankfully for now it really was time to fly away…..Thailand here we ...
... trees. We haven't ever been in terrain like it. The valleys and hills are shrouded in mist, looks very mysterious. We think we will be walking contours, not so, we hear elephants in the bush up high and up we go, bundu bashing with carrier bags. See the elephants, walking on a single track, when the two front guides come rushing back, looking a bit panicky shouting back back. They had come face to face with a single elephant, who can be a bit aggressive. He won't move so ...
... sure everyone was happy and understood what they were doing, constantly calling out "its easy, yes"; well we could all prepare veg, but when it came to making the keralean local bread, paratha that was another thing.
It was all great fun and it wasn't long before we were enjoying the fruits of our labour, including a welcome glass of beer.
We thanked our hosts and got back to the hotel around ten, I can't believe ...
... We didn’t see masses of animals, although there were heaps of different species of deer, plus we found the newly shed skin of a 2 metre cobra - glad we didn’t bump into the actual creature!
We kinda just dondered around town the following day, getting up to date with plans and having a nice bite at Shree Krishna in town. We took the 8am bus (115R) back to Cochin the next morning, which was thankfully a much shorter journey and not driven ...
Along our walk Agi points out a frankincense tree and pulls some off for us to see and to smell. Lovely. We hike through jungle and up and over hills. We stop to rest at a lovely waterfall. Agi offers us water and biscuits. He pulls out a guestbook containing aphorisms that he likes. He asks us to write some in there. I write a couple of things. They are not aphorisms but they are similar in kind, i.e. something to think ...