Great Escapes Resorts
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... the solution to all the world’s problems! Considering the majority of the audience were Indian, there were mixed reactions from the chai drinking nation. A cup of Green tea later we had our first, highly recommended Masala Dosa, before a very chilled afternoon back at the guesthouse overlooking the hills. Its another cracking dinner. The Food really has been absolutely incredible! Time to tell Donna we really have to take the bus back ...
... of loads of women moving slowly down the rows, picking the tips of the tea by hand. They were going at the bushes with these shear type things with a box on top, proper hacking at them. It won't look as good on your Instagram page but I bet it gets the job done a **** tonne quicker.
Anyway, Munnar then. Even the little town is lovely with a really nice feel to it. It doesn't smell as good as Kumily ...
... Our guide opened his bag up and revealed breakfast. Hot tea, bread, hard boiled eggs and jam. We dug in with gusto and marvelled at the experience of mountain top brekkie. Lauren insists that there is a third world jam conspiracy. It's all the same hyper-sugared smear of worthless flavourant. And you find it every where you go. Egypt, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia... and so on. The same terrible jam. She might be right.
We walked back down through ...
... very 'light'! We have forwarded a claim to UA for the lost items, and will be sending in receipts for the replacement goods. To be honest, what initially seemed to be a disaster, has only been a minor 'bump' in the road, and has now become just a paragraph in the blog!
Okay, from Kochin we took a bus into the mountains heading for a three day homestay in and around the tea plantations. The road was very windy with numerous hairpin turns, ...
... way back we got the sight we were hoping for as the boat pulled up very close to a pack of elephants. There is certainly something special about seeing them in the wild doing their own thing rather than in a zoo. Later that evening we ended up at a place called the "better bakery". The better bakery it was as we had 2 chicken rolls, 2 chicks puffs, 3 coffees and a range of takeaway cakes for just £1.10! Well deserved after the miles of walking all ...