Periyar House

Thekkady, Idukki, Kerala, 685536, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Idukki


A travel blog entry by amijayne on Dec 16, 2013

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From Hampi we took a sleeper train to Bangalore. The sleeper trains are much cheaper than the AC classes and with no real differences, other than you don't have curtains to shut the world out. I think it's quite a novelty having white, westerners taking the sleeper trains though as everyone seems to stare as they pass you by. I just threw my blanket over my head and tried to get some sleep, which wasn't easy as I am sure every Indian person on that train was snoring. We had booked ...

I'm on a boat

A travel blog entry by sjpkiwi on Mar 23, 2013

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... up at 7.30am after a cold nights sleep (couldn't turn AC off) had omlet and toast for breakfast then cruised back to meet our driver. We picked up my cousin Matt from down the road then drove to Kovalam beach. It was another crazy drive. Luckily Matt Eno was in the front seat with a seatbelt on, unlike matthew and I in the back with no seatbelts. Matthew was asleep and Ashok was looking to the left I yelled stop stop stop stop! And Ashok slammed on his breaks ...

From sea level to tropical jungle at 300 metres

A travel blog entry by catoneill on Nov 12, 2012

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... after which the mats are sold on to a middle man who sells them on to the processing factory. Babu earns 600 rupees a day. The cost of rubber fluctuates more or less in line with the price of crude oil.
The going is quite tough as by now we have started the descent and it is very similar to yesterday. Fortunately I have a walking stick on loan from Bebe Matthew and Manu is very helpful. The walk is getting longer and I am flagging. We have a rest ...

'Simba! Stampede in the gorge"

A travel blog entry by beckiboo on Feb 09, 2012

7 comments, 8 photos

... exactly the same when Nic arrived, felt like I only left England the week before. Although one negative was I was trying to tell them all my stories and show them all my pictures and they already knew thanks to this lovely thing, and the same goes for you guys reading this now. Sort of takes the fun out of telling the stories, oh well, you can hear them twice.

So Rach is now a pro at travelling and she takes me and Nic for a tour round Mumbai and I think we were both in a ...

Elephant safari and jungle adventure

A travel blog entry by jinjenjm on Feb 15, 2011

... terrible so we decided to only take part in a 2 hour hike rather than the three hour that was advertised! this however was another time lie.......whenever someone tells you a time, in India you should always at least double this! 2 hours = 4 hours!!! Alsion throwing up every ten steps or so and then i joined in! not a great day although we did get to see wild elephants, monkeys, water snake and a lizard. (both decided we couldnt face any food so the ...


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