Travel Blogs from Thekkady
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 ...
There are many hotels in Thekkady, however within the Periyar Reserve area there are only 3 hotels of KTDC. Bookings for these are difficult to get so please plan beforehand in case you wish to stay inside the reserve. Also entry to the reserve is till 6.00 pm only, so in case you do stay in one of the hotels inside the reserve, please plan your activities accordingly.
We checked in our hotel "KTDC Periyar House" ...
... in these countries. Mr. Cyriac went to the police station to help them out. He served them beer and whiskey when they arrived back at the home stay. The couple currently lives in Bangalore. They work in software, for Yahoo. They have the same title, but work in different departments. I found it quite interesting that the woman’s business card also has braille on it. That is the first card I have seen that does so. Brilliant, as my European friends would ...
... 24 hours but unfortunately and potentially put me off Indian food for life. We delayed the taxi to set off the next day, one day before our flight to the North of Indian.
Spending a lot of time in our room watching TV we got a little gripped to some survival programmes such as Man Vs. Wild and Man Women Wild. We soon realised staying in Indian is only a matter of survival and just like the TV we put ourselves in this situation, we just need to ...
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