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Gee ...another bus trip ... Spose you get that when you need to move across the country ... I've got the back seat today, but it's only a 2 and 1/2 hour trip. Going to stay on a house boat in Alleppey/backwaters of Kerala ...so they say it is Karelas hidden treasure, palm shaded waters, Once a large trading port, now famous for its snake boat races ... The lake is -1 to 2 meters below sea level ...36 rivers run into it ... Rose rice is grown here ...red rice ... 30% of the people out ...
... the animals are in reality being given light duties carrying us, they are not being asked to move rocks or logs as they would have done in earlier times.
3) The elephants seem well looked after. As we arrive a truck is being unloaded of a large delivery of palm leaves, which the elephants are snapping in half and the wolfing down and they seem well fed. The elephants not in use are held in a shaded area and they seem to be socialising ...
... there was scary and beautiful at the same time. Venturing in to the mountains and valleys of ?????? Past waterfalls and a very different Indian landscape was incredible. Arriving in Munnar was a little like being back at home in spring. Lush green landscapes, albeit of a more tropical variety, and a little rain. It was certainly cooler in Munnar but nothing compared to the UK. We settled in to our guesthouse and popped out for a late lunch before we relaxed ...
... of India's independence is narrated from the moment when he is born on the stroke of midnight, the exact moment of India's independence, to the partition of Pakistan amid bloodshed, through the emergency regime formed by Indira Ghandi and finally to the formation of India's constitution. Rushdie weaves fantastical elements throughout the book alongside references to Hindu gods. To me this is a superbly written book but a heavy read. Read it when you are ready to soak in all of the detail and greatness of this ...
Can't chat long because in the main food area in hotel I am staying in because only place with wifi and am SO tired need to get to bed. So will save proper update until tomorrow but...in short...yesterday was an EPIC day. Probably one of the most extra-ordinary days I have ever had...hindu wedding, sari shopping, boat trips, elephant, hindu festival, new friends, English bloke from Epsom (bonkers) and stood on a frog the size of a small cat. ...
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