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Travel Blogs from Kumily
Again we checked out early, got to the bus station for the supposed 8:15 bus...after going to the tourist help desk about 4 times we discovered that the bus had been cancelled & we needed to catch a bust to a place called Kottayam then a second bus to Kumily. All in the journey took about 6/7hrs again! Our backsides are beginning to take the shape of a bus chair! Time does ...
... I didn't close my balcony door properly when we went for lunch and a monkey came in and threw the contents of my bag everywhere and took my shampoo and moisturiser. A staff member got rid of him with a long stick, but I'm pretty worried about the harm those products can cause the monkey if swallowed.
We walked through the Periyar Wildlife Reserve and saw some wild elephants off in the distance and a lot of droppings from wild dogs, buffalo and the odd paw print ...
... He has more ear hair than many people I know have on their whole heads, it's impossible not to stare at it! That evening there was a performance at the local martial art centre, where we were treated to a great show involving the various forms of the art, from sword and stick fighting, to unarmed combat, as well as a great fire show. There is a large nature reserve here covering about 400km square and you can go on a guided walk to explore the area and view ...
... we didn’t get to see too much in the way of animals (monkeys, birds, bison and wild boar), it was a pleasant experience.
We headed back for some breakfast and a rest before visiting an ayurvedic spice plantation, Deepa World (100R), which was really interesting as well as pretty amusing down to our charismatic guide Assis. We picked up some wonderful organic spices, then had another wonderful meal at the Ambadi Restaurant, which looks a bit on ...
... it she wants to add anything and she said 'No, its ok, its ok!' so theres her contribution to this blog. Il try and make mine more like that for next time.
Hope this hasn't bored you all too much. Miss you lots and hopefully see some of you soon!!!
Oh, hope your enjoying the snow back home, we did think we wouldn't mind a bit when we were sweating to bits the other day but you cant have everything can you?
Lots and lots of love from the both of us. Take care
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