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 …
... white pepper the berries are soaked for 5-6 days to remove the outer shell. Did you know that mace and nutmeg come from the same tree? Nutmeg is the nut, and mace is the covering of the nut inside the fruit. Did you know that cloves are the buds of a tree which are picked and dried before they open? Did you know that allspice isn't a mixture of several spices but the fruit of a tree that is harvested before it ripens? I didn't think ...
... prior permission for this activity wherein they arrange for a walk in one of the mini islands of the Periyar lake.
Food: One can get food at Kumuli only.
On the way back there are many spices shops which sell various spices and other good from the forest.
We have purchased grapes of great quality at 25Rs/ KG at Cumbam on the way back to Dindigul railway station to catch our train back to Chennai.
... some research on the Internet. I conclude that I probably do not have a parasite, but rather gastrointestinal and reflux reactions to the spicy food I have been eating. I am determined to eat as blandly as possible as often as I can. I also swear off the Pepto, Rolaids and Imodium, which I believe are creating more havoc in my stomach. I manage to have some black tea, which I eat with the remaining biscuits from the safari. I eat them secretly, pulling one ...
... a little food and thankful to be out of the jeep we went on a walk. It was a silent walk as we were going in search for animals. The best ones we saw on the walk were monkeys in the trees right above us. Sam Boy started to feel rough as well and I started to feel very ill, we organised one of the jeeps to take us back. The staff at the hotel looked after us bringing us rice and salt (another recommended Indian remedy).
Angry at the fact I felt ...
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