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Nature and Fauna, visit to India November 2014


By siris


The houseboats on the Kerala backwaters. (For Digginfit)
Note the water Hyacinth which is now clogging many of the rivers and estuaries.

Duck farming, the ducks just flock in the river and are herded, if that’s the right word, by the farmer in a canoe boat.

The sky was full of Brahminy? Kites

When will it stop raining- Macaque monkeys

Birds – Heron

Indian House Crow, here in Rajiv Gandhi’s memorial site. Also on every rubbish tip.

An Egret

For Simbad
Ground Squirrels

Deer in Bandipur wildlife park, could be the New Forest!

Not so furry – Reptiles
Well camouflaged

A gecko on the outside of our bedroom window one night.

A lovely spider

And Butterfly

Next blog to come, the Flora ……there is no end to this tale…..

Lol, Siris.

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Tell us more about the bed linen was this the extent of the bed making ,probably to hot to require very much?

3 Apr, 2015


The swans are bathroom towels. Origami? Just upper and lower cotton sheets on beds, with a blanket in cupboard, if required.

4 Apr, 2015


Thanks Siris. Lovely pics. It's no good, I'm going to have to get my India photos out again now!

4 Apr, 2015


Digginfit, Something to do if the weather is poor in Belgium!

4 Apr, 2015


Another great blog, aaaaw remember those towels when we went to Goa,every day they'd be in a different shape, brilliant, and the poor maids were paid a pittance relying on tips to make a living.

10 Apr, 2015


Simbad, this holiday complex is owned apparently by a Bollywood filmstar. I wonder if she escaped from the poverty trap, or just born into the right caste? Hope she takes regard of her staff!

11 Apr, 2015

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