The Elephant Court Thekkady
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... for 10 years. The garden was overgrown and needed gardening. We had a ‘honeymoon suite’, which had mould stains from previous attacks. However, our sheets were clean, the bathroom was clean, wifi was available and they also had hot water… but only 2 litres a day and this did not come out of the shower but out of the tap. We had to fill up with 1 litre of boiling hot water each into a bucket, dilute it with cold so it ...
... just going to have to figure out how to get into a coconut with as much ease as the local people do here. I remember as a kid my mom would buy a whole coconut from the store maybe once a year. I also remember a multitude of frenzy trying to get the
coconut open (nails, hammers, you name it!). The ladies give it 3 whacks
here with a special knife and that is that...pretty amazing. This night
was definitely a food highlight for ...
... it 'look, oh its gone; but so exciting to catch the glimpses of them. This was for like 20 minutes. So good start to the day. Me and Rach then head off to an elephant festival. We have no clue what it is or what its about but just know there'll be 67 elephants there. Anyhow were drtiving along and then all of a sudden we see these huge elephants dressed up. There were so many, we get out the minibus and there just everywhere, including thousands of people, lots of dancing and ...
... the spicy Kerala variety. I am able to eat some eggs, however, and some toast. I also pop a Pepto Bismal or two to help my beleaguered stomach.
After lunch it is time for the walking safari. I am teamed up with two ladies from the US that I met earlier and sat with for breakfast. One is from Maryland and the other is from Minnesota. They grew up together in Maryland and have continued to keep in touch. We eventually realize ...
... their fresh poo and seriously large footprints but very hard to believe the narrow trails they walk on and what they can knock over if it’s in the way. Apparently they eat 1000 kg of food a day so all they do is eat, poo and look for more food. The other cool thing we saw was a recently shed cobra skin. It had a plastic feel to it. Also on the rock where the cobra sheds its skin every month were older skins from prior months. The ...