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There are 1000 elephants in Periyar Reserve, but they have toying with us, leaving talismans on the grounds around the lodge, leaving places just before we got there. Not having seen any yesterday on boat rides and a hike, today was do or die. A boat ride in the early morning mists was wonderfully scenic, but a bust when it came to elephants. We left the park in search of other adventures when the word came to us (from a park ...
... in the afternoon.
Please note that there will not be anyone to guide in the park on the boating and natural walk etc., It may be useful to keep a note on the following points while travelling to Periyar tiger reserve. This is based on our experience which will save your time and energy.
Facilities: Park, Natural walk, boating and there is a island resort in the middle of the Periyar lake.
Entry Fee: Rs 25/Person
... Pat broke her back. That didn’t stop them from continuing to travel, however. The difference was that they could travel together, although it sounds like they do not always do so. When they owned the petrol stations they could not travel together at all, since one of them had to be around to manage the business. Also, Graham was into more high adrenalin activities like bungie jumping and boating through the Grand Canyon. Pat was grateful to learn of ...
... at night, so we finally got some good nights sleep at a reasonable temperature.
After a day of rest we booked on a "jungle jeep safari" tour at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, our main purpose for going inland. It was a gruesome 5.15am start, which didn't help as I had woken not feeling great. Freezing in the open structure jeep, things turned a little worse for me and after popping every pill I had (anti-biotic, imodian, paracetamol) things didn't look ...
... miming to tell a story, usually based on one of the Hindu epics. Actors/dancers dressed in elaborate costumes do not speak but instead convey the story through a series of bizarre facial expressions, which involves much eye rolling and eyebrow wiggling, and hand gestures. It was completely unique and interesting to watch although we wouldn’t have had a clue what was going on had not the story been explained to us beforehand by a presenter on stage.
The following day ...