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Wayanad-Driving through hills, forests and a river valley-Day 1

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The Holiday Resolutions: There are too many things to do right here. I get more tired planning for and recovering from vacations. Let’s not go anywhere this time.  Ok, we'll take one small break. But this time we’ll not drive-let's take a flight, or a train, or a cab, or hire a driver…
The Reality: Driving for three and a half days through steep hills, sharp bends, lush forests and the Kabini river valley.


The Decisions: Since this was an unplanned, unintended trip we quickly decided on Wayanad because it was the only non-visited destination within driving distance. We booked our hotel after a quick Face book research, packed a few sets of clothes, filled petrol, and decided to leave early on Saturday morning.
My husband decided to work from home on Friday to ensure we pack in early on Friday evening. He was determined we would leave as early as possible on Saturday to avoid the traffic jams that happen on exit roads to Bangalore at the onset of all long weekends. I dread waking up ea…