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... in the tree in all stages of construction, being created by the busy little humming birds, each hanging by a thin string from the giant leaves, which I am still bewildered by. It looked like a mini hanging straw city. After this we saw a coconut tree being used to make toddy (a fermented palm sap beverage). Some of the trees branches had been chopped off and large clay pots fastened on the ends to collect the sap. We saw numerous paddy fields, some mating ducks, ...
... s used trough all the canals of the backwaters to get to the little villages. Once we got off at some little island we stopped at a little restaurant where we had breakfast, it was really nice just watching all the houseboats race through the canal; they're huge things! Entirely made of wood... Quite impressive! Before breakfast was served we watched a guy climb a palm tree using steps made out of coconut shell hanging over the canal. They chop the palm leaves off the ...
... being lady-like? sweet, well-natured and never demanding?). Whatever it is...I've never quite mastered the art of bargaining. I ask with a mildly bewildered voice that always has a question mark at the end: "How about 60 rupees? Is that ok??"
Even more than Latin America, India is a ground zero for the bargaining technique. When I came here I had a couple books I'd bought on Indian culture and a couple books my thoughtful roommate Ilana had gotten for me off ...
... or, as is often the case, the few dishes that are available) and you're stuck just naming random items hoping you will get lucky.
During the afternoon I wandered down to the beach and saw a massive gathering of Indians right by the shore. As they were all clumped up staring into the ocean I originally thought this was some kind of religious ritual. After speaking to an employee of the guest-house it turns out that a few kids had gone missing after a king-wave had ...
... and the Russian shouldn’t have hit Sid, he is an old boy and harmless and maybe I shouldn’t have given the Russian a slap and left him for the mozzies, but I don’t have a problem with it
The Russian woke up, he didn’t look a happy chap, the mozzies had a great time on his face, he would be scratching for days, he went up stairs, his girlfriend wasn’t best pleased and just scowled at me, the lights came back on, a few phone calls were made and ...