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... for a deep trench also! As we nervously walked alongside the trenches Hussain mentioned that 9 local people were killed last year so walking in the National Park is a big no no. He also mentioned that a car driving along the road which stopped to take a picture of an Elephant was recently crushed when the flash from the camera angered it – luckily they all survived but the car was munted.
We strolled by the ...
... hocking, coughing up and then spitting out whatever treats he had – not quite the serenity we were hoping for!
The safari style portion of the morning ended and we were a little sad that we hadn’t see any wild elephants that we were told were fairly easy to spot (though we had seen some elephant poop!), so we set of once again in the jeep for the homestay. Our driver cranked up the music (proper Hindu nightclub stuff!), spat away and sped ...
... observed in the north, there are many, many obstacles to overcome, but with anything related to humans, there is always possibility. I hope that in the next fifteen years the people in India (and all developing countries) reach the objectives set out by Bill and Melinda Gates...maybe one of my own children will help with these goals. But with illiteracy at 25% in some northern states, the people of India have a long way to ...
... whilst everyone stared at us! Having almost decapitated a few people with our bags as we rushed off and arranged a rickshaw/tuk-tuk to the homestay, just a few kms away.
We were greeted at the homestay by Beena, a lovely lady who showed us to our room and to the communal eating area, where around 10 other tourists were sat having a good chinwag. The other guests were lovely and it was so nice to have a break from hippy-backpackers and enjoy chatting to other ...
... seem to understand. She takes a lot of portraits of the people she interacts with. Even those who at first don't want to be objectified through photos (particularly some of the women, who can be quite shy) eventually warm up to her and actually ask for their photo to be taken, posing and everything. This white woman is, of course, Genesta. People are endeared by her effusive sincerity, which is a force that crosses cultural and language barriers.
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