Golden Parks Inn
Travel Blogs from Kodaikanal
... where we spotted several monkeys. Poor Hannah Sofia didn’t enjoy it that much though as she slept half of the way only to wake up and be sick for the other half.
On the way up, the driver turned off the air conditioning and opened the window and we enjoyed the fresh and cool mountain air on our faces. It was such a strange feeling getting out of the car – normally we would have been drenched in sweat but this time we just wanted to get our hoodies out of the ...
... to stay incredibly cool and called our travel agent who smoothed things over. Taxi man was not impressed and went off to sulk.
With this sorted, we arranged our activities for the weekend, starting with hiring a rickshaw to take us to some of the local sights. The conversation went a bit like this:
Rickshaw man: I take you museum, honey bees, view point, lake then top station (highest tea plantation)
Us: we ...
... no matter which way you process a specific tea leave it has the same amount of caffeine (different tea leaves do have different amount of caffeine).
We went into the town market after visiting the tea plantation and bought some spices including Cardamom as it is grown fresh in these mountains. We could taste the difference between the fresh cardamom pods in Munnar and the ones we get at home. These ones ...
Woke up to yet more rain, feeling really sad to be leaving after such a short time. Sandrun brought us a feast to set us off properly on the bikes. As well as Dosa, Idlies and some tiny delicious pancakes he had brought scrambled eggs which he put inside sweet bread to make sandwiches and stuck them together with honey –actually a very good combination. Perumel then came and brought the older boys to carry the luggage. It had stopped raining luckily as he was not at ...
... was the best week: we had Independence day at the school and i took lots of nice photos. I visited Raghavans house and Darvines and they all gav me gifts! I left very happy and contented.I think i would have like to stay longer, but the time i was getting into the flow of things, it was time to leave. Id really love to return, the people were just wonderful and i felt very welcome. The volunteering was very much informal so i just spent time with everyone which ...
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