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... treat. Most of the group also opted to go and ride, wash, feed elephants. They are no longer capturing wild elephants and training them to do this (thank heavens). I opted not to go as there is part of me that is resistant to this practice. A couple of other interesting activities were firstly watching the ancient martial arts of Kalari and secondly, attending a cooking class in a family's home. As a great fan of coconut oil, ...
... help , that was really fun to do , and she was even enjoying a lot you saw that on her eyes.
it was like scrubbing very hard and than the keeper told what she coulth do.
after the wash chandra needed to be washed to , he was sitting on the back and kumari sprayed lots of water over him and that was a lot. i dith not wanthed to do that.
in the evening we went back to the hotel and hear lots of music. we went outside and ...
... 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 ...
... gaur, Bison, sambar (horse deer), barking deer, mouse deer, Dholes (Indian wild dogs), mongoose, foxes and leopards. Four species of primates are found at Periyar - the rare Lion-tailed macaque, the Nilgiri Langur, the common langur, and the Bonnet Macaque. According to a report by the Kerala Forest Research Institute, the protected area surrounding the dam and reservoir is classified as a biodiversity hot spot. The national park and the tiger reserve ...
... then settled in for a much needed sleep!
It was an early start the next morning, as we got picked up by our Tuktuk at 6am to get us into the park (300R) and onto the first boat (7.30am, 150R), supposedly the best for wildlife spotting opportunities. He was so funny and seemed to treat the whole thing like a mad race, but we were very thankful to him when we managed to get the front seats! The boat trip was very relaxing and the scenery very picturesque, ...