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... It's back to the future day. October 21 2015. We awoke early, having slept through the 04:00 hour deadline when Doc and Marty jumped time zones. We were off for a boat trip on lake Periyar. The car park was teeming with people at 7 am and our guide managed to steer us around the throngs and we stood chatting while we waited for our boat to be ready. We hoped we would be on a small one and not one with our colonial friends.
The guide, we found ...
Here I sit in the breezy lobby at the beach town of Kovalam, trying to get caught up on my travel blog before hitting the road again. It was lovely to be back in the Western Ghats and Periyar after the chaos of Madurai. Like most of our stops, this one involved two nights. After our arrival and a late lunch we were off to have a tour of a Spice Plantation. Kerala has been renowned for its spices and they were what brought ...
... lot of the shop owners are from Sri****r and they come here in the tourist season to sell their wares. I am invited in for tea and a chat to Abdul's shop who coincidently lived in Leh for 10 years, so we chatted about Ladakh and true to his word didn't try and sell me anything, although in think he would of liked it if I had. With the offer of a place to stay next time I am in Sri****r I'm off in search of spices. I go to the Spice Walk in my auto rickshaw ...
... he ;p.
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 ...
... has a hammock, fire pit, swing, bamboo treehouse/watchtower & other interesting bits. Got the room at a good price too as it's end of season in India. After having a little stroll around we decide to call in the tourist booth & book a "green walk" trek for tomorrow. We then just showered & went out for food. Then we came back to the garden & made a small fire in the ...