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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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) ...
... led us to the orphanage for a tour and a session playing with the babies. The orphanage is a small self-contained settlement, with cows for milk and gardens that supply vegetables.
The care givers are amazing. Singing and cradling the 6 to 9 months old babies in the playroom. Many of the caregivers live on site. Some are unwed mothers. SKB tries to help the mothers finding or providing work training and offering a ...