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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 …
What a fabulous day we had today! We had booked ourselves for a half day bamboo raft trip. After taking a tuktuk to the start, the trip began with a 90 minute walk through the forest. Our guides were very knowledgeable about animals and plants. On the way we passed lots of fresh elephant dung, and some tiger footprints. These were about as long as my hand. Apparently the park has about 45 tigers, but it is ...
... to locate in this green paradise.Few kms before Thekkady, there is a spice village of Kumily where the entire road passing through the village is lined with Spice markets. The spices are very fresh and aromatic and very cheap as compared to the prices at which we normally buy in Mumbai. The aroma of the spices mainly cardamon and pepper fills the entire atmosphere and is very refreshing. Shopped quite some quantity of the spices and ...
... to say how many hands you will win. I don’t remember all the rules right now. I do remember that it was fun, and that Graham was the hands-down winner. While we are in the living area we are joined by the Indian couple. They went to a wedding two hours away today and were involved in a car accident on the way there. They had to pay to be allowed to leave the police station. Possibly some form of bail, but it sounded more like a bribe. Corruption ...
... the jeeps would stop if anyone saw anything as little as a bird. Sam Boy managed to spot a Bison before all the others came along, so we got out to have a pretty damn close "look". There was also an "elephant hunt". The guides kept thinking they saw one so would get crowds out of the vehicles and walk them to the predicted area. At one point Sam Boy and two guides when off where we could clearly hear 2 elephants, he got to see the back end of one. I managed to ...