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... t just a cool name, it literally is where the royal elephants used to live and train! It was a massive set of gargantuan stables that was surrounded by a huge flat field where the elephants used to roam, play, and train. Lauren and Katrina were feeling the vibe and struck up their best yoga poses on the lawn (much to the locals delight) before we headed into the house to explore it. The stalls were huge as you can imagine, and ...
... for a good drink having stolen my water bottle while watching another day go by into the night. Thanks to wifi I was able to find Matt at his guesthouse that night. We all caught up over dinner about out thoughts of the south so far. It was really nice to see him again. We decided to meet up at 9am the next morning to rent a bike and find naga to try to see as much as possible as on foot would be impossible. So the next morning after a filling street food breakfast and chai ...
map, Chennai proved to be very different to Bangalore. When we
finally arrived at our hotel we were not so warmly greeted with an
abrupt grunt and we quickly missed the surprisingly cooler
temperatures of Bangalore as Chennai's humidity drove us crazy. A
mini adventure (walking up the street) was all we could manage before
giving up on finding a decent cafe and returned to our hotel to make
better use of time and plan Australia. Shamefully to ...
... our way to the coach we over took Jonah and Saulo in their tuk tuk. Saulo had booked on the same coach as us to Goa but Jonah was going back to Bangalore. Saulo decided he would come with us to Anjuna in Goa rather than travel alone. We keep adopting lone male travellers haha! We stopped for food with this coach and quickly went for a wee as the coaches don't have toilets. The toilets were just open holes in the ground with no lights and ...
... bike and so unexpected. I knew he'd driven motorbikes for years back home so if i was going to ride with anyone, it was him, so i got onto the back and off we went.. I was totally up for an adventure :)
As we drove for hours nearby endless beautiful scenery and small villages where the local children waved in awe as we drove passed, we stopped at a roadside shop for a cold drink. As we stood there, some sipping their old school glass bottled ...
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