Chinnar Plantation Bungalow
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So the place I am staying, Dewalokam, is heavenly. Beautiful scenery, wonderful hosts, some of the best food I have ever tasted! Including local made ice cream that was literally the best I have had. Sandita, one of the hosts, is so lovely and took me to the textile shop which was brilliant. I could have bought so much in there. In the end I restrained myself to one shirt top and material for a blouse ...
... us had first come here about 8 years ago whilst travelling and found a mud hut where they asked if they could stay. The family welcomed them in and showed them some warm Indian hospitality.
Gireesh, the elder brother of Sudheesh, lived at home and had just returned home having failed his law exams. Funding someone through uni here is no mean feat. The parents had somehow managed to send their older daughter to uni and as a qualified nurse she had, in turn, ...
... arrived at the Tea Museum and paid our 80 rupee entrance fee (£1) and were guided into a large room for a video presentation on behalf of the Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company. They started by explaining that the local area receives between 130 and 700 cm’s of rain from East to West and that this then breeds a variety of tea tree qualities.
The company had been started in 1886 when a connection had been ...
... differences of opinion (I found myself somewhere in the middle of the two). After our morning debate Abbas kindly invited us to his brother's house for lunch, followed by his own house to meet his wife and go through their wedding album...a treat to behold! Needless to say Aaron is now studying the Quran as I type, in preparation for his next debate about Mohammed.
Train Journey to Bangalore
As we were well warned in advance ...
... about for packing the thing in the first place - he who laughs last, etc. It had been raining off and on during the day but once we were settle in our tiny room, the sky opened up impressed even us West Coasters. It went on for hours.
Today we had a leisurely Indian breakfast and, once again, braved the roads around Munnar. They are so narrow and still full of traffic, local buses, tourist buses, jeeps and cars. Drove to Munnar, our hotel is some 10 km from town but ...
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