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Enroute to Thekkady, Perriyar we stopped by the roadside to watch men making bricks. If you ever wondered, bricks (in India anyway) are made from clay and water that is mixed by the feet and then formed into a ball that is dropped (with some force) into a mold. The mold is then turned over forming a brick that is left in the sun to …
We have visited Thekkady after the Kurangani_Kollukkumal-Meesapulimalai trek.
About the Place:
Periyar, in Kerala, is the best-known wildlife sanctuary in south India. Even though known as a tiger reserve, Periyar is really famous for its wild elephants, 100-year-old artificial lake and its setting in the beautiful thickly forested Western Ghats. In 1882, the construction of the dam was approved and Major John Pennycuick, M.E., placed ...
... it 'look, oh its gone; but so exciting to catch the glimpses of them. This was for like 20 minutes. So good start to the day. Me and Rach then head off to an elephant festival. We have no clue what it is or what its about but just know there'll be 67 elephants there. Anyhow were drtiving along and then all of a sudden we see these huge elephants dressed up. There were so many, we get out the minibus and there just everywhere, including thousands of people, lots of dancing and ...
... birds, and the long-tail squirrel that looks like a monkey. No elephants, although my driver does try very hard to spot them. I am glad I saw some yesterday, from the boat. I am also glad that I was not chased by them, for sure.
When I get back to Pepper County I am exhausted. I am greeted enthusiastically by some new guests, a delightful - and amazing I will soon come to learn - couple from Cornwall, England. Graham and Pat. ...
... from the hike the husband of his sister (I confused him when I said brother-in-law) had called to say he was safe.
We had a great meal at Chrissie's and will definitely go back again as what’s not to like about homemade pasta while in the jungles of India! I’m looking forward to spinach ravioli already!
Computer screen dies on its pilgrimage as well…
[more later on Tamil Nadu and Periyar]