Saj Jungle Village
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... We had a reasonable night’s sleep - bar the noise of the drivers who actually slept in their cars, parked right beside the window of our bedroom. There were frequent bodily noises...plus cars starting up to take other guests on their safaris at 6am…. As we’d already been on four other safaris we decided not to go on one in Periyar, we’d heard that because there’d been ...
... pepper, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cardamom and cinnamon. I sniffed a cinnamon tree! I'm actually a sucker for these places as I like to see where food comes from. The accompanying shop was a Mecca for me and I went away with cheap cardamom, cumin and some local chocolate. Then I threw caution to the wind and went off for an Ayurvedic massage, along with five others in the group. We were led up some steps and shown a leaflet listing the various treatments. ...
... which is a frustrating fact you must accept throughout India. We opted for a good 3 hour nature walk in the park where we saw a few monkeys and wild boar but not much else. In the 5 minutes it took our tuk tuk driver to drive out the park he spotted more wildlife that we had seen in the previous 3 hours. That evening we ate in a highly recommended restaurant called Spice Garden. Dave asked for his food to be spicy and practically fried his taste buds when eating his ...
... came to the next opening in the trees they could see lots of animals stomping around…
“Halt! Who goes there!” cried a Sambar knight on guard against those who threatened the Prince of Periyar.
But the monkeys and the bison who were looking for Prince ...
... dance for us. We then went across the road to a neighbours two story home (with proper windows and doors), to see some of the furniture that her husband has made. Such a contrast of living conditions in the same street.
They are not poverty stricken, however they are not well off either. Lipin is 23 years old and earns roughly aud$60 per month. We made sure to tip him well.
The half hour we spent with this beautiful family was the clear highlight of the trip......by ...