Travel Blogs from Kumily
As I had a quiet day today because Peter is at his sisters engagement party- a big event apparently I decided to treat myself to a day swimming at the posh hotel next door. I was the only person there most of the day. Had a little snooze, read my book, delightful. Picture below....
I'm trying to catch up after days without WiFi and being on the road for a total of 12 hours. The last couple of days have been spent in the mountains, specifically in the tea plantations and spice groves. Absolutely breathtaking scenery and finally some lush greenery after weeks of dry dust. Today started with the token elephant ride (token for …
In arranging this trip we built in a fair amount of slack when compared to most organised tours of India. As you know, some of us have never been much good at rushing from place to place and we were all keen to avoid spend hours each day in the car. It seems to have worked out okay as it's allowed us to organise random activities and even to spend …
Time to leave the hill country and tea plantations behind and drop the 600m to the spice growing area around Periyar National Park. The 100 odd kilometre journey is along the most windy roads imaginable and takes nearly four hours to drive. The first two hours are spectacular and we regularly stopped to see a waterfall, some tea pluckers or another …
Periyar National Park is based around a lake that was created when the British built a dam in the late 19th century. It's one of the most popular wildlife parks in India and theoretically has tigers, leopards and wild elephants roaming its grounds. Unfortunately, this week's daily downpours mean that there are now many decent water holes away from …
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I paid 300rs for the day to use the pool, which was lovely. As ever the staff are very nice and attentive.
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