Aashirvad's Pleasant Stays
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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This morning we bussed to the train station for Kozhikode. The train station was much cleaner than any other I'd seen so far. They had metal seats on the platform, clean bathrooms, and drinking water fountains. No one lying on the ground. There weren't as many stalls to buy food, but the ones that were there seemed permanent shops. Once we boarded the train though... The interior was worn, with mission brown leather seats, bashed and battered metal frames, ...
... the reserve area. It is also extremely expensive to buy (26,000 ?lacks ( a unit comprising 100,000 rupees) per acre. I haven't done the conversion to compare this to land prices in New Zealand - but 50 rupees is approximately NZ$1. We had a few power cuts in the evening. When the lights went off the surroundings become extremely dark - we are after all in the middle of a large area of bush. Jessica and I used our kindle e-readers as torches - very ...
... though they rushed off to catch their ride out. The Pakastani couple were more ostentatious and glitzy. The woman apparently worked in education innovation in Pakistan as well. We bonded over our work and she was pretty excited about the work I am doing at Quest (and that story comes in another blog entry. Patience!). They left as well and I felt that I had the retreat to myself. The dining area was totally open and nicely decked with "retreat" decorations as any good retreat would. ...
... there (with Shira) in February where I’ll give some lectures about the US National Park Service and conservation science work at Acadia National Park. My visit will also coincide with a training workshop for Indian Forest Department managers about a new initiative to assess the management effectiveness of India’s Tiger Reserves. I’ve been asked to attend the class and speak about my experiences conducting management effectiveness assessments of ...
... 6PM, as that is considered risky, with elephants, tigers, bears and other nocturnal predators possibly roaming around in search of food.
The jungle safari is for an up and down 18 kms, for about 1.5 hours, taking us through the reserve, parallel to the river, where we expect the animals to come in for a sip of nature's most precious fluid.
Unfortunately, we could not spot any herds of elephants or tigers preying on un-suspecting deer, but we did have a good time, a ...