Tag Archives: South India

Our Houseboat in the middle…

… Of our stream! Our penultimate stop in India was the backwaters in Kerala. The main hub and best chance to get a houseboat was in a town called Allepey. In order to avoid the weekend rush we waited until the Sunday to take a boat. This left us with 2 nights to fill. After […]

The Elephants went in two by two…

Hurrah hurrah! We had arrived early in Thekkady – a town that straddles Periyar National Park.  Today it encompasses over 925 square kilometres of forests, plains and wetlands and is the product of years of organic growth and conservation starting in the 1930s as a simple effort to stop the encroachment of tea plantations near […]