"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Through The Wilds Of Wayanad

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Our route from Calicut climbed the Western Ghats into the Wayanad hills.

There we stopped for refreshment while Simon, our driver, phoned ahead to arrange bookings for the night’s accommodation.

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We came across a couple of mahouts with their elephant. 

All were busy washing.

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Our journey then continued through avenues of bamboo,

Into the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu.

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4 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    How beautiful, your adopted country. To see an elephant in its native element must be so special. I do envy you, but thank you for allowing me to come on tour with you.

    May 3, 2011 at 12:06 am

    • You’re very welcome!

      May 3, 2011 at 7:05 am

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