Great Escapes Resorts
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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Once again it was raining as we left - this time in a private car - at 6:30am
We were soon joined by a Malaysian man who from this point forward will be referred to as MM!
Because of the rain it was very difficult to see the beautiful countryside as it sailed past and as we climbed higher into the mountains east of Kochi.
We engaged MM in conversation trying to make friends but it was quite difficult. If you mentioned anything ...
... metal cross had been planted in a silver painted rock. Apparently people would be climbing here in droves the next day to celebrate Good Friday. I can't blame them. The view from this point was spectacular. Tea fields stretched up the side of the hills to the west, tracing geometric swirls in vivid greens. Woodland covered the hills to the east, but was interspersed with small villages from which the sounds of Bollywood drifted up. The sun dappled everything ...
... we needed after 5 long weeks of India: enjoyable, tough, occasionally grinding, incomprehensible, dirty, smelly, hyperactive, caccophonous, funny, ridiculous, memorable. Some lush, quiet, beautifully scenic mountains, hills, valleys and forests has been a wonderful fillip. And I've enjoyed not spending the whole time sweating buckets too. More like an English summer, which I think we'll appreciate all the more now when we get home.
Martin & Lyndsey
... of **** on the bus.
Although the conductor told us (several times!) that the bus was direct it was no great surprise when, two hours into the journey we pulled into a bus station and were told to change buses. This was an Indian bus; it was direct, via somewhere else!
Finally we arrived in Munnar and with no accommodation booked, took a tuk-tuk to a place recommended in our guidebook.
A regular stunt pulled by tuk-tuk drivers is to ask ...
... than changing lenses in the middle of a tea bush! Never bothered with a tripod either and Im so glad we left it at home. When you walk an average of 10-15km a day, the last thing you need is any extra weight.
The tea ...