Thekkady Wild Corridor
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... the case. We are introduced to a large, 32 year old female named Bima by her mahout, Rajiv, and taken on a twenty minute trek through the jungle on her back. I sit at the front and feel the breeze of her ears waft over my splayed legs whenever she flaps them. Coman opts to sit side-saddle behind me, which is a wise move as when we dismount I feel like I’ve been doing the splits. Thank God for all my recent yoga! Bima stands with us for photos afterwards and raises her trunk for ...
... common, but that doesn't change the experience. It was something I will remember for a long time.
I saw one leech on the trek, a weird little thing that moved around by doing cartwheels. We also found a dead songbird that the guide thought had been slashed by an eagle which then lost hold of it and dropped it.
The wildlife trek made Thekkady, Perriyar one of my favorite places that we have visited in India so far.
... Soon after the border we arrived at our destination - the town of Kumily in the area of Thekaddy, close to the Periyar National Park. Our upstairs rooms in a lovely, rustic resort are right among the trees, with balconies a temptation for cheeky monkeys. After driving further into the national park (777 square kilometres), we walked, keeping a wary watch for monkeys, in the rain, down to ...
Thursday 5th April 2012 We are up early for our drive to Thekkady. Our first stop on arrival is to see the elephants!! On the drive we witness a harvest parade (this is not an official name but what I am calling it). Bani tells us this is done at the beginning of a harvest to ensure that it is a good one. We arrive around 11ish and get to meet the elephants straight away. Char, Steph and I are to have a ride with Mira. It's for half an hour and it's cool that you ...
... exactly the same when Nic arrived, felt like I only left England the week before. Although one negative was I was trying to tell them all my stories and show them all my pictures and they already knew thanks to this lovely thing, and the same goes for you guys reading this now. Sort of takes the fun out of telling the stories, oh well, you can hear them twice.
So Rach is now a pro at travelling and she takes me and Nic for a tour round Mumbai and I think we were both in a ...