Things that I never thought I’d do: 

*  Standing on the bumper of a Toyota Qualis even as the car is manoeuvering a rickety, pot-hole filled track in the jungle.

*  Doing what I said above and also trying to take a video of the whole thing for posterity sake with my precious new cell phone.

*  Drinking water straight out of a river and a waterfall, unmindful of all the moss and humus which was more than apparent to the eye.

*  Going towards a wild elephant, instead of away from it, upon spotting one in the jungle.

*  Becoming part Rastafarian with unkempt smelly clothes, grimy face, bedraggled hair and a 5 O’clock shadow.  (That was only temporary, mind you…)

*  Having to make the tough call between risking smelly farts and ablutions out in the open. 😉

*  Climbing barefoot, a 70 degree incline mountain face with loose mud and teeming with leeches.

*  Gazing at the clear, starry night sky above the jungle for a long time hoping to spot that elusive meteorite amidst millions of fireflies, the earthly meteorites…


All these packed into 3 days along with lots of other wonderful sights made for an awesome trek.  The place – Bili Moorkallu camp in Nagarahole forest.



  1. Feignman, Dick said,

    May 17, 2007 at 1:12 pm

    Nice. Where are the photos?

  2. Malaveeka said,

    May 18, 2007 at 5:24 am

    I still abhor trekking.

    I’m happy fer ya but I still hate it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: