Travel Blogs from Thekkady
... it again, I think I would probably be more relaxed because I would know what was coming next. But truth be told, I think I will likely stick to the head massage, which does not involve undressing.
The night before we went to Thekkady, we were warned there would be thunder showers there the next day. Because of this, a three hour trek in the wildlife reserve would be too muddy, and there would ...
... Apart from the monkeys which are in abundance even near the hotel,on the boat ride, do not expect much sighting of the wild life as animals prefer to be at the banks during early morning and late evening. So to reduce the odds, plan either for the first trip (7.00 a.m.) or the last trip (4.00 p.m.). For us, we were lucky as we saw small herd of elephants and many deer/sambhars near the banks. In any case, the 2 hr ride is worth having!!
... the question, another "head wobble", absolutely impossible! On the other hand India is very different to the survival programmes. In the survival programmes they easily work their way through dense wilderness whereas in India it is extremely difficult to navigate through the shear vast amounts of people. One clear difference is the scenery; Kerala is meant to be one of the most beautiful parts of India, however, usually next to the incredible view is a pile of sh*t.
... us off into the jungle and try and find some tigers.
Our driver was called Jobi and although we had expected to be part of a group of 5 or so people, we were very happy when he told us that it would be just the two of us for the day, excellent.
We spent the next 50 minutes heading off to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady District, winding our way through mist covered roads and dirt tracks and for the most ...
... downstairs to the front steps which had been set up as a theater for the Christmas pageant. In their holiday finery, the children and caregivers sang and danced. Elizabeth presented Leah with a special give acknowledging her return. The pageant ended as all good parties should with real fireworks!!!!