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... In the morning we visited a local dam on the way driving through a eucalyptus forest. For just a brief moment it felt like home. The gum tree was smuggled in many years ago and now is useful for fires and furniture making in this area. Next up was a short elephant ride in a natural bush setting. At the end of the ride we got to feed our elephant which was a pretty cool activity to do.Then it was onto the tea museum and factory. The experience ...
... go to bed. The men only worked from 8am until 1pm, spraying crops. Anwin's father also had a second job in the afternoon in a hotel and second jobs are common. No one works harder than Indians.
It was interesting to hear what Anwin had to say versus the documentary I saw yesterday. Whereas at the tea museum you're lead to believe they educate all of the children of the plantation workers in their ...
... or a longer hire period. Public buses ply most routes and are a cheap and easy way to get around though can be infrequent on certain routes. 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 . ...
... on not having been able to see a lot of wildlife, but with a lot of satisfaction of having made the trip, we wrap the visit and start on our drive back to our stay in Munnar. On the way back, we have brief stops at Mattupetty Dam and Echo Point. Mattupetty Dam was thirsty for more water, which I suppose, the monsoon would bring over the next one or two months. Echo Point had been commercialized and was literally not a point for an echo to bounce back, but only a point with so ...
... the boys I learnt that they were 14 years of age. I was shocked as they looked so young and undernourished. A farmer led us back up to the main road, pointing out all of the vegetables he was growing along the way. When we reached the road the tuk tuk had disappeared. After 15 minutes of walking up and down the road and having a mild panic attack, we looked down into the mini valley and saw the familiar black tuk tuk chugging along the path that we had just come from!