The Elephant Court Thekkady
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... tourists paid £6.75p each.
Decisions don't happened quickly in India, and as all elephant activities are still suspended, we achieved our elephant fix by taking a stroll up to Elephant Junction to watch a dozen elephants getting fed and watered.
Late evening and storms are heading our way. We are at the very back end of the monsoon season so we are taking shelter tonight in our rather nice hotel called Blooming ...
... While in Periyar we are staying at The Lake Palace which is the only hotel inside the park. The hotel is the former hunting lodge of the Maharaja Travancore it has 6 rooms and as I type this I am sitting on the veranda looking out over the lake. Every few minutes I look up to see if any animals have come down to the water to drink, only some wild boar so far. Later on this morning we are going on a boat cruise of the lake and tomorrow we are going on a ...
... costumes and fake-fur - something we’d love to take part in one day! Most things were closed as it was Easter Sunday, but we spent the afternoon in the sanctuary of Teapot coffee shop listening to chilled out tunes, then had some of the finest cooking we’ve tasted yet at the infamous Dal Roti - definitely worth the hype.
Our final day was spent hanging out at Cherai Beach. It was a bit of a task to get there - a walk round to the port, the ...
... Cyriac and his wife Dolly slept on mattresses outside their room the night it happened, just in case the couple needed anything in the middle of the night. The reason so many people – mostly Indian - drowned, apparently, is that they did not know how to swim. The British couple came back last year and stayed again at Pepper County. They were scheduled to come back a third time in another month.
We were fortunate to see some ...
... To our delight we
got another jeep safari on the way out from the park with Haji and
this time we saw plenty more including black monkeys and langurs, a
mongoose (which is very rare and loved wild figs) and more bison.
In all we decided that we were very lucky with all the animals that we had seen
on our trip even though we hadn't seen a tiger. Though we knew the
chances of that were very slim as sadly there are only 44 left in the