Club Mahindra Tusker Trails
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... right temperature and then scoop. We washed out of a small bucket for 2 days. A definite recommendation for any couple wanting to book this accommodation for their honeymoon!
In the morning we took an early boat in Periyar National Park to spot some wildlife. In true Indian style, there was no consistent information about how to book tickets, which were limited. We decided to queue for tickets when the park ...
... br> We learn about the different types of wood. The most expensive is Sandalwood of which Bebi and Rani only have one. Very slow growing it takes up to 20 years to produce seed which is the only way to propagate. The growing of Sandalwood is tightly controlled by the government and there is a huge plantation in Mysore owned by the Karnataka state. Rosewood and teak are the next most expensive woods and compared to Sandalwood relatively quick growing. Rubber ...
We are now heading to Thekaddy- in the state of Kerala, more picturesque than the previous few days in the state of Tamil Nadu. Thekaddy is the home of one of the most important animal sanctuaries- the Periyer sanctuary, its said that elephants come to the lakes to feed and wash, which must be a site.
First stop today was a local market similar to those found in any town in the uk, there were wonderful fresh herbs, ...
... the spicy Kerala variety. I am able to eat some eggs, however, and some toast. I also pop a Pepto Bismal or two to help my beleaguered stomach.
After lunch it is time for the walking safari. I am teamed up with two ladies from the US that I met earlier and sat with for breakfast. One is from Maryland and the other is from Minnesota. They grew up together in Maryland and have continued to keep in touch. We eventually realize ...
... more leeches). Our over-riding memory of the trek is definately.. the leeches!
The boat ride was nice and we paddled right up to the foot of a small waterfall (no leeches) before playing chicken with another boat and heading back to safety (more leeches). The spice pantation visit was a cardamon plant on the side of the road, so to compensate they showed us a back room filled with animal bones that had been collected on previous treks.