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after that we are of to go some riding on the mighty elephant.
her name was kumari a 35 years old lady.
very beauty elephant with the spots on the ears.
but yes this is kinda diffrence than a camel haha. its very high and you feel all the muscles moving while sitting , and while we are sitting they took some pictures and kumari was gently posing them haha.
after that she needs to be washed and we can ...
... It was declared a Project Tiger Reserve in 1978 and the first research started in 1991.
Periyar is a highly protected tiger reserve and had an estimated 53 tigers (2010) in the reserve. Declared an elephant reserve on 2 April 2002, the population of Indian elephants in 2005 was estimated at 1100, however Periyar suffers greatly from poaching of elephant being the worst affected of South Indian sanctuaries.
Other mammals found ...
... so fast, I look back to try and see rach who's just laughing but this doesn't register, all I have in my head is "Im last at the back, there's an elephant stampeded behind me, its gonna knock me down, tred on me and kill me' So i keep runnin, I go to follow the people down the path and think its gonna follow us so literally jump into an ice cream truck on the edge of the road. When i calm down and stop shaking rach eventually finds me and is wetting herself. God knows why the ...
... the steam was burning my skin. There is no massaging with the feet, as at Ideal. There are sounds of vehicles beeping and dogs barking. Stark contrast from the peaceful setting at Ideal.
Back at the home stay I join Graham and Pat and three young Indians – a couple and another young woman – for dinner. Once again I eat very little. I join the other guests in the family room for a time before heading off to bed. I am ...
After a drive through picturesque landscapes of green hill, tea plantations and rice fields, we've arrived in Kumily, starting point and tourist centre for trips into the Periyar Wildlife sanctuary...also called the Tiger reserve. A quick visit to a spice garden (never knew it took 15 months for one pineapple to grow into maturity or that vanilla pods need to be pollinated via injection and dried for a specific number of days...) is followed by some off ...