Monthly Archives: December 2010

Backwaters to back home.

Leaving Periyar and heading to Alleppey, we drove down the side of the mountain with lots of winding curbs until the road opened up to flat land filled with rice patties. This is the backwaters of Kerala, where water from … Continue reading

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Beautiful Kerala!

Thursday December 10th After spending three days in very large cities we were excited to go to find a more quite place to enjoy nature. To do so we headed out of the state of Tamil Nadu and into that … Continue reading

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Treasures of Tamil Nadu

Monday December 9th Ben- The drive from Ooty to Coimbatore took us through some of the most spectacular terrain on our trip thus far. As the drive into the mountains was, we experienced one hair pin turn after another while … Continue reading

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Blue mountains and beyond

Ben: Saturday was one of the most interesting days on the trip thus far. The day started with an early morning trek that took us to the top of a butte that was between the Eastern and Western Ghats. While … Continue reading

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Lotus, banyons, and elephants!

Later in the day on Wednesday, we tried to get to another nearby wildlife sanctuary, Nagarhole. Travelling on many back roads, with road blocks of cows and goats, proved to be a difficult task, and we weren’t able to make … Continue reading

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