Thekkady Wild Corridor
Travel Blogs from Thekkady
We left our hillside bungalow in mid-morning after we had eaten our Keralan breakfast, watched the slight of frame porters haul our luggage head high down to the taxi and paid our debts and left a tip for the workers. Again I cannot but wonder what is a good tip? We left about five pounds to be shared amongst the staff. Very little in British terms …
... for people to see them. Some of the animals we did see here included Guar -a big bovine; Nigiri langur - black monkey with gold mane; Malabar giant squirrel; Sambar - large deer; wild boar; wild elephants; grey monkey, and many birds. After walking along a dirt road through the forest, we eventually arrived at a small building by the side of the lake, where we had lunch and boarded the rafts. The ...
... The plantation is recommended by the bbc and lonely planet. It is also mentioned in a book about the 80 gardens of the world. I am not an expert in anyway but i did think it was very impressive. There were pepper trees, coffee plants, a selection of chillies (colours and sizes) coco tree (which Steph was close to stealing and taking home with her), the biggest lemon I have ever seen, bananas, various flowers and the one i do remember the name of is love lies ...
... a monkey in the distance and were starting to wonder what else we would get to see. By the time we headed back to the jeep there were 3 or 4 other jeep’s in a row which, although noisy, also gave us some other people to help spot animals.
Next up we were on the hunt for elephants and sure that we would find a massive group of them just hanging around somewhere. Of course we were thinking a little too jungle book and we ...
... cottages we were staying in. We got to talking and before we knew it we were on the topic of Palestine, closely followed by a discussion about the Islamic faith and Abbas' opportunity to try to convert the non-religious. It was a very valiant effort and one which provided many insights into the beliefs of the Islamic faith, but one that I also enjoyed immensely as Aaron (the scientifically minded one) and Abbas (the spiritual fundamentalist) ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool