- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
- Multilingual staff
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... tea was smuggled by a British agent in real James Bond style from China to Assam in India in the 1830s, sparking the Opium Wars. The Keralans started growing tea in the 1870s with the Connemara factory established in 1941. To be honest, it doesn't look to have been updated since. We drop the tea guide off at the side of the road in the town of Thekkady and after a few more twists and turns pull off the main road onto a dirt track at the end of which we are greeted by a ...
... Mollusca. In addition, 160 butterfly species have been listed.
We saw many MALABAR SQUIRRELS. These are giant squirrels of southern India. We also saw many LION TAIL MACAQUE (monkeys), lots of birds, and a GAUR, which they called water buffalo. The Gaur is a big relative of the cow, being a bovine itself, and is the largest known wild cattle on the planet. We also saw the carcass of a female elephant that was killed during a ...
... Slightly despondent, we return by raft, then the final hike and ... finally we see an elephant ... who stays for a while ... then ambles off!
After all this activity, time for some downtime, so on to Backwater Farm at Cherthala, where we will end our road trip ... we're on our own from here ...
This morning we visited an elephant sanctuary and now my new best friend is Ganga the Elephant. Ganga is 28 and knows nearly 100 words in Malayalam. (Although she isn't very talkative, she's happy to give the occasional toot to say that she understands). She likes to eat pumpkins and is the only person I know taller then Steve...apart from Nick N. We had a really lovely time at the elephant ...
... many nurses asking Sam if he was happy to leave, he explained it should be them deciding this). One doctor said the dreaded "malaria" word, but when I explained again we were on anti-malarials they decided it wasn't that.
Sam Boy rested and enjoyed the food I delivered him two times a day, leaving the room once a day for a main (Westerner) meal. I entertained myself exploring the town, going on the "meaningless" walks which Sam Boy so hates when ...