Travel Blogs from Bangalore
So after a little frustration at the airport in Silgiri and again in Delhi, I finally arrived in Bangalore late at night. I walked outside the airport with my bags and a dead cell phone. I really hoped someone was there to pick me up. As I walked around I guy came up to me and asked if if was Kristi. It wasprobably obvious as I was probably one of the few and maybe only white females walking around. As I followed him to his car, I ...
... from Tata who own all the plantations, they showed us how the tea was produced etc which was interesting but we never got a cup of tea!! We went to their cafe after and they gave us milky sweet tea out of a machine which we found quite funny.
The highlight of Munnar was the 15k trek we did up into the mountains and through the plantations. We arranged it through the guesthouse and our guide - Roji - was brilliant as were the Finnish couple who joined us for the day. ...
... and winding roads, which can be quite risky during the monsoon season due to mudslides and flooding. But the bus drivers have a lot of experience so we were safe. I was also happy that I decided to take Dramamine ahead of time (to protect against motion sickness). The trip took 8 hours, we had only two rest stops (one for lunch and one for tea), but I didn’t eat any of the food at the stops because I was worried my stomach couldn’t handle the food. Luckily I had brought plenty ...
... Bangalore at 18 : 00 …We thanked Arun for the wonderful treat!! Then I get a text “ Aye , we goin to pearl valley tomo?? “ Then I realized I had to ...
... some which were almost completely blocked by mud, potholes etc.
Passing through these rural villages was quite a culture shock. Once you pass from the city , you move to the country/rural areas pretty quickly (and there's not much in between, as in no suburbs. In fact the few I've heard of are pretty much designated as ex-pat communities). This was a completely different side of Bangalore. I saw a ton of agriculture, ...
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