Saj Jungle Village
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... lush vegetation but the standard of living we see. There's nowhere near the levels of poverty here, with lots of big and beautiful houses, new cars on the road, towns like Pala with pet grooming salons, garden centre, beauty salons and shiny shopping malls. There's even adverts all along the roads for matrimonial agencies; matchmaking, brokering, planning, you name it. If you're gonna get married, it's going to be huge. And expensive! Tensing tells us that these agencies ...
We were picked up from our Varkala guesthouse and took the four hour car journey, zigzagging our way up the winding roads to Thekkady. We passed thousands of acres, literally, of rubber tree plantations, pineapple plantations and then, further up, tea, coffee and spice fields. I've never known such a naturally productive region. We made a stop at one small family run business ...
... elephants but unfortunately due to the high rains the area has have had they are up in the mountains where there is plenty of water and food for them and they aren’t coming down to the lake.
On the hike you are accompanied by a two guides and one armed guard. One of the guides is actually an ex poacher who is now working for the government and helping to protect the area and stop other poachers. You also have to wear leech socks as there are plenty of the little ...
... fish curry ( I didnt have this one :-/) It is safe to say that today has been fantastic! So many amazing things in one day!! I have really enjoyed it :-D Friday 6th April 2012 Second to last drive of this tour. We go to the backwaters of Kerala called Alleppey. Along the way we come across a fantastic church, good Friday processions were whole communities are walking to church following the priest with crosses and everyone is singing songs. There are also more ...
... for the mental price of 1.5R - 1p!), then almost an hour on a stinking, overcrowded bus (15R), but the journey was well worth it. It was so quiet and picturesque, and the water was definitely the warmest I’ve ever felt. We opted for a more expensive but much easier and better smelling tuktuk for the drive back (300R), and had another phenomenal Keralan meal on the rooftop of Pumpkin Restaurant. Pria and Jason at Maison Casero kindly let us use a spare room ...