Trip Start Sep 01, 2010
86Trip End Ongoing
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2 days, 8 buses, a couple of rickshaws and a short walk later, I made it to the mountain town of Kalpetta. I booked myself onto a wilderness tour for the next day, bought a beer (from a seedy alcohol shop with an open well in front of it), fixed the TV in my room with my trusty swiss army knife and settled down for the evening.
Sometime pretty early the next morning I boarded the home-made jeep type thing and headed off on my jungle experience
After the safari I was approached by some guy in the street who invited me to be a special guest at somesort of english lesson. I thought 'what the hell' and went along. My job was to sit at the front of the class and answer questions on country and culture. I decided to go with the truth... on religion I explained how I had no god and went into detail about why I follow science instead...on economics I explained why I didn't think India was going to become a superpower by 2020... on geography I explained that Wales is the best country in the world.
The next day I decided to leave town. Besides, the best part of Wayanad was the bus ride through the mountainous jungles. Following a road of chasmic precipices and tight hairpin corners, me and my rickety bus were on our way to Kochi...