Travel Blogs from Munnar
... was buying the locally made chocolate. The rickshaw driver was extremely friendly and allowed us to stop whenever we wanted for photos, we therefore decided to book him for a half days sightseeing the following day.
We were up early for a day of sightseeing and visited the following places:-
Numerous view points and tea plantations- the scenery really was stunning.
Large lake/dam- again the scenery was beautiful and the lake was ...
... match which I joined in with , he held me bag while I played ( actually hit a ball or two). Then onto the local banana market and fruit market. I was never far for his eye, any sort of trouble he shooed them away. I was so lucky to met this man, at the market many people asked me to take their photo which I did and showed them, again I so wished the camera worked with my printer. I was very sad about this. Then he took me to my hotel. Only it was not ...
... served to us in a traditional home. One of my favourite meals in India. Thanks to the lovely Candian family, David, Mary and their daughter Kathleen we were able to experience a genuine travel moment. Before we knew it our time was up in the hills and we were very sad to go. If only we had more time we would have happily spent it out in the remote forest of Munnar. I will never forget the peace and quiet and sheer natural beauty. It was a pleasure to have witnessed ...
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Ranging from 1650m to 2300m high, you can see the Grass Hills looming over Valparai.
Accessible by road from Akkamalai but you need Forest Dept. permission. Also accessible from Iyer Padi. Public bus goes to Akkamalai.
Accessible by public bus. This ...
... The temperature here is much cooler. We arrived with no accommodation pre booked, only done that a few times in India so far but it wasn't long until we found a good place to stay and managed to negotiate a discount on the room rate ;)
We explored the town which is small and doest have a great deal to offer. I had the chance to watch a bit of a local game of football which most of the town had ...
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