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Travel Blogs from Munnar
... at 9 am in Kochin. Here a driver was already waiting to take us to our first destination: Munnar. On the journey I could already see the big differences to the busy city of Delhi. In Kerala life seems to be more laid back: the roads are less crowded, the houses are bigger and the shops are cleaner.
The journey itself was a pain. The car was not very clean. Two spiders had hidden under the ...
... the girl wipes my body down with a cloth taking most of the oil off. I am not used to someone washing me down feels Beverly uncomfortable but you really have no choice, after I have another go. My hair is thick with oil, it is stuck to my head. I will need to wash my hair to get the oil out - I must look horrid. Back to the Guest House and dinner is served. My seat is waiting with the other guests. I don't have time to shower, have no idea what I look ...
... in hostels/hotels where there would be young backpackers and cheap food. We are brewing up a letter of complaint, don't think we will get anything from it since it is India.. They got their money so they don't care, but we'd like to tell them that their product is overpriced and falsely advertised just because we're angry. We visited the tea leaf production museum which was interesting. We listened to ...
... road of Valparai town. Negotiate for a good deal or a longer hire period. Public buses ply most routes and are a cheap and easy way to get around. Drivers and conductors are very helpful. Ask the locals for directions to the nearest bus stand / bus stop.
Valparai is a great place for walking.
Valparai is very safe . ...
... and close relatives.
While waiting for the bus, we asked a rickshaw kid about giving us a ride. He asked around, we missed the bus, then said he knew the way. Jason offered him 50 rupees but he said no, 15. After we got back to our place he, in discussion with Sandhosh, stiffed us for 100.
Our other gracious host, Mr. George's wife Sali, invited us into her home and showed us how to make cardamom tea. We sat in their ...
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