Periyar Meadows Leisure Hotel
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... look kind of like the squirrels in Canada, except for their bright coloring. We also saw a number of birds and butterflies.
The crowning moment of the hike came when we heard a brisk, hollow sound from the trees that was a bit like a didgeridoo being blown sharply. Our guide took us off trail, where we skulked about as quietly as possible so as not to frighten off whatever we happened to be tracking. When we finally spotted the ...
... through the forest on an elephant but then the pain does take over a little! We have some fab photos and Steph & I talk through the pain while Charlotte sits quietly trying to handle it! We then get to feed the elephants. We are given squash which is not something I would have thought and elephant would have eaten. Elephants have the strangest tongues. After tea we get to wash the elephants well Mira. Elephants need a lot of water per day and here the elephants have ...
... 24 hours but unfortunately and potentially put me off Indian food for life. We delayed the taxi to set off the next day, one day before our flight to the North of Indian.
Spending a lot of time in our room watching TV we got a little gripped to some survival programmes such as Man Vs. Wild and Man Women Wild. We soon realised staying in Indian is only a matter of survival and just like the TV we put ourselves in this situation, we just need to ...
... the top of the tea by pouring it from above his head into another container that he held by his waist.
Meanwhile his wife was busy rolling balls of dough in preparation to make parathas.
Strangely and though we had not expected it, the few minutes that we spent there were really memorable.
The people in India truly worked 24-7.
Once Jobi had pulled the jeep though the gates we had sufficient caffeine ...
... he would go and look ahead. When he came back he said the elephants were there but it was very difficult to see them as they were hidden behind vegetation. He suggested trying a different route so we descended a steep slope and walked across some marshy ground and then suddenly they were there in front of us about 30 metres away!
The guide told us to keep low to the ground but be ready to move quickly if we had to run! They were a small group of females and a calf. We ...