Travel Blogs from Thekkady
... for people to see them. Some of the animals we did see here included Guar -a big bovine; Nigiri langur - black monkey with gold mane; Malabar giant squirrel; Sambar - large deer; wild boar; wild elephants; grey monkey, and many birds. After walking along a dirt road through the forest, we eventually arrived at a small building by the side of the lake, where we had lunch and boarded the rafts. The ...
... The plantation is recommended by the bbc and lonely planet. It is also mentioned in a book about the 80 gardens of the world. I am not an expert in anyway but i did think it was very impressive. There were pepper trees, coffee plants, a selection of chillies (colours and sizes) coco tree (which Steph was close to stealing and taking home with her), the biggest lemon I have ever seen, bananas, various flowers and the one i do remember the name of is love lies ...
... a monkey in the distance and were starting to wonder what else we would get to see. By the time we headed back to the jeep there were 3 or 4 other jeep’s in a row which, although noisy, also gave us some other people to help spot animals.
Next up we were on the hunt for elephants and sure that we would find a massive group of them just hanging around somewhere. Of course we were thinking a little too jungle book and we ...
Had an Ayurvedic massage today which was very relaxing. However it did involve donning strange attire, basically a piece of cloth that is wrapped around your waist and then another piece that covers your person, as the man says. It looks like badly fitted sumo wear but when in wome... For the female experience, there is no piece of cloth, I'm afraid it's the birthday suit while the lady stands waiting for you (wish I'd been pre-warned...) ...
... Usain Bolt!
The last day before leaving, I went to the tea factory nammed "Connemara" in Vandiperiyar (15km away) founded by an English man (but apparently, Irish landscapes lover)! This is the only processing factory you can visit out there. (there is another one in Munnar but this is a "fake" one, made for tourists as a museum)!
This is in Periyar I decided to book my ticket for Sunburn (now, have it,!!!) and to book a place to stay there!
I also found there a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility