Day 8: Kondangeri to Arekadu

Distance: 8.7km

Another lovely family let me stay with them last night after my original plan fell through. Aditi was hilarious - backed his English 100% but I did not have a single clue about what he was saying.

 Aditi with his mother and father  

Aditi with his mother and father  

Gentle stroll through the woods - want to slow the pace of everything down for the next few days. My mind has been in sensory overload -  like a kid again - my brain acting as a sponge absorbing my new surroundings - people, landscape and animals.

 Snakeland 🐍🐍🐍

Snakeland 🐍🐍🐍

Here I was cruising along - filming thinking I was Martin Scorsese - little did I know I was only metres away from my biggest fear. A 'majestic' 6 foot Cobra. There was no Oscar winning performance of bravery. I shat myself. The devil of a thing slithered its way past me as I froze and gave myself 10 in the bin to cool down.

 Steve Ruggling up another hill

Steve Ruggling up another hill

Later on I stumbled across a chilled homestay in the woods - going to have a day of rest tomorrow to go and explore closer around the river.

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