Here's Kiran, who met us near
Manchinabele Dam backwaters
...while Manju birded with us, he got the kayak ready. Here are the steps:
Kiran rolls out the kayak:
He pumps air into the kayak:
He fits the paddles together:
Here's the equipment, all ready to go:
Manju helps Kiran launch the boat:
Here's Kiran, paddling off:
Thank you, Kiran and Manju...I had never before seen an inflatable kayak, though no doubt it is old hat to several readers!
Kiran and Manju tell me that there are about 20 people who regularly meet at Manchinabele to kayak together.
When I asked where I might hire such kayaks, the kayaking/rafting organization they mentioned is
Notice that it's in association with
Jungle Lodges and Resorts !