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Sri Lankan Frogmouth  
   

Sri Lankan Frogmouth

There are two of these birds here - the one on the left has its back to the camera, the one on the right clearly shows its strange beak
This place is a secret

November 5th 2009
Thattekkad - Wednesday 4 & Thursday 5 November Our driver, with his air-conditioned Tata Indigo car, arrived promptly at 9.00a.m. We’d already had another enjoyable breakfast on the terrace at the Fort House Hotel and paid our bill, so left straight away for our 100kms drive to Thattekkad. It took almost an hour to leave the city of Kochi and emerge onto the less-busy country road. The ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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