Kerala · Travel

Kodanad Elephant Training centre: Kerala

Elephants being an integral part of Indian culture and mythology have always fascinated me.  So when I heard about the elephant training centre in Kodanad near Kochi, I was sure not to miss it.  Located on the southern bank of the river Periyar, the area is part of the Malayattoor forest division and is about 42… Continue reading Kodanad Elephant Training centre: Kerala

Karnataka · Travel

A date with the elephants: Sakrebailu Elephant Camp, Shimoga.

Elephants lazing and playing around in the muddy backwaters of the Thunga river in the gentle morning sun is indeed a joyful sight to watch. This can be witnessed in abundance in the Sakrebailu Elephant Camp located about 15 km from Shimoga on the Shimoga-Thirthahalli road. The place which houses a large number of elephants is… Continue reading A date with the elephants: Sakrebailu Elephant Camp, Shimoga.