ABAD Green Forest Resort
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Once again in the words of my friend and travel companion: Carmen Monday, May 27th: Once again up at 4:30 AM for our SAFARI DAY!
Destination: Periyar Tiger Reserve to undertake the Gavi Safari for the day.
Our driver took us to a rendezvous place where we met our Jeep Safari driver, Roni Thomas. Our first stop was for Chai Tea and Coffee and then we drove for about two hours to the Periyar Tiger Reserve.
... feeling horrendous. I spend the boat trip back to the city in pain lying down keepin my eyes closed. Being sick is never fun so I spend the rest of our last day in bed :-( Didn't get to say a proper goodbye to everyone either which was rubbish too. Thankfully Steph was still around to make sure I had water and was doing ok. I didn't even want to listen to my iPod which is always a bad sign! Listening to live snow patrol and Ben Howard made me feel a bit better and less ...
... loud tourists is not a recipe for wildlife spotting! - and only the monkeys, and the occasional bird (usually pigeons and crows) seemed oblivious! Our vision of parking up in the middle of nowhere with our driver producing a flask of coffee were quickly dashed, when we arrived at the bun fight of a breakfast. It was like the feeding of the 5,000!Four wheels swapped for our ...
... on useful jungle materials, pulling off the odd bit of eucalyptus bark so we could smell it and telling us about plants and leaves. For the main part of the walk we were actively tracking elephants and he showed us how to spot where they had been.
We could see dry mud on the sides of the trees where they had been scratching, the bamboo remains of their last meal and when we found broken branches we thought the trail was red ...
... nice and quiet courtyard with a view on the forest and the people running the place are really cool! (helpful, funny, you can speak about everything with them, not annoying about money, etc.) The only bad point: the restaurant dishes out continental food only (means quite expensive)!
Alexis joined me there, at night! He had decided to stay one more day in Kanyakumari!
The next day, we just did nothing .... sleeping, eating, Internet, eating again, reading ... that's ...