Great Escapes Resorts
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- Room service
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... which kinda works but in very small quantities. You follow the process along as the leaves are chopped four times, oxidised then dried at 104°C, then it looks like it's put onto a shakey machine which sorts it into buckets according to how coarse it is. It smells great. I love the smell of tea. Then you get to the shop where I didn't buy anything for the same reason I haven't stashed seventeen different kinds ...
... has a massive elephant sanctuary just outside of Kuala Lumpur and he lives there and didn't know anything about it!
Anyway, on with Munnar.
We did the typical tourist things. First we stopped to watch the elephants go down to the river for a bath. As it is monsoon here, unfortunately they have to go somewhere else due to the high river levels and it was very narrow and we couldn't see much. It also was a bit unpleasant with ...
... all climbed on board. An uneventful ferry and tuk tuk ride later we arrived at the bus station and quickly found a bus heading to Munnar.
Not long after we settled into some seats a kind fellow informed Steven that he was sitting in the women only section and that should women board the bus he will be expected to move. As the bus was still largely empty at this point we just moved back a few ...
... times. Sometimes the women did the washing while standing waist deep in the water so maybe this is as close as they get to swimming. Life seemed to revolve around the river. We eventually stopped for the night alongside the river. Jessica and I went for a walk along the river front before returning to our boat for dinner. The mosquito nets were dropped, incense lit, and we spent the evening relaxing on the boat. ...
... with no time for a nap, we headed out to the Tea Museum. Established by Tata tea to educate tourists about the tea making process, and inform them of the Tata tea philosophy, we were treated to a video outlining the evolution of the company and a factory demonstration. Interestingly, in 2005, Tata Tea were succeeded by Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company which operates as a limited company, where the employees own 65% of the shares. After a chai break provided by the ...