Thekkady Wild Corridor
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... by his wife, Abraham gave us a tour of the garden around his home that was filed with all the spices you can think of as well as exotic (to us) flowers.
Have you purchased white, green, and black pepper? Did you know they all come from the same plant, a vine? To get green pepper corns, the berries are picked and quickly dried in an oven. If the berries are laid out to dry slowly over a couple of days, they will ...
... are first-come-first-serve. So if you want a seat on Upper Deck, better stand in queue at least 60 mins before they open the window for that slot.
This boating is very similar to the one we had during our trip to Orange County, Kabini Reservoir. However, the animals sighting is very minimal here. In Kabini reservoir, we had a chance to spot a tiger (I will post the video in a separate thread).
Nature Walk: There are is a cost and need ...
... but then all of a sudden on the other side of the lake we see some wild elephants, Magic. A few minutes later and further down the lake we see a massive herd of wild elephants with a baby. Was amazing, oh and lots of cheeky monkeys.
This leads up to this minute now, and the Indian lessons we have learned so far are
-Always bounce on a mattress before choosing a room
-Only have one milkshake
-There is no such thing as personal space
-Be patient for ...
... about an hour later and we all rode back to the home stay together. Graham and Pat bought my lunch as thanks. I told them that they did not need to do that. We all had crunchy salad, which consisted of peanuts and some crunchy vegetables, a grilled cheese and tomato sandwich and a ginger beer with pineapple juice. Not quite the best meal for my stomach, but much better than the spicy food it had been having up to that point.
Back at the home stay ...
... tigers. All in all, it's a nice and easy hike and it feels good to do some walking after spending so many hours on various trains and buses and auto rikshaws over the last weeks. Surya is a funny guy, who gives us all names he can remember (rather than sticking with our own names) and entertains us with stories about the reserve and it's inhabitants. After the hike, we'll go get some snacks in the sanctuary cafe, which are promptly taken of us by ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet