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Lovely among the trees
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... I was given some tubers of ginger and turmeric, so that will be my challenge to grow at home. Taj offered help via email if needed.
As I write this Angela is attending the spice cooking demonstration. Should come in handy now we have bought the spice plantation to take home with us.
Tomorrow we head off and stay on a house boat so wifi will be non existent and sites will be hard to see.
Site of the day: the hotel wastewater treatment ...
... great to see that is what they used exclusively in their food preparation. Unfortunately, my tummy was a little "off" so I couldn't really enjoy the meal! Our stay in Periyar was in the delightful wooden hotel where each room had a balcony. It was tempting to do laundry and hang it out but we were warned about the "cheeky" monkeys who take great delight in stealing anything left out on the balcony! Off to the Backwaters ...
... of auto rickshaws going past that I can grab, hmm not this morning so I decide to walk and try to hail one, nope nothing. I stand at the entrance waiting still nothing, so I start walking inside and finally I see a car coming out and I hail him down and he kindly takes me to the lake. He drops me off and tells me to run because there are 4 coaches and I might not get through in time! So I race the sari clad women and men in longhis who can't decide if it ...
... all of them. Including the 2 minute video of elephants I had on it, although yet to double check this, I saw the other 800 or so. I cried for relief for about 10 minutes!!! It's funny how you don't realise the value of something until it has literally gone. I hadn't put a great important on my photos until I thought I wouldn't be able to share them with people, look at them and remember my trip. I am sure most of you can appreciate that, but ...
We left straight from our house boat to Kumily in a private taxi, we decided to treat ourselves with this rather than having to do the 6 hour windy local bus. We had our accommodation booked so it was really simple when we got there and we were very impressed with our room and the staff seemed friendly. Sam Boy demanded rest, TV and westerner food. Thankfully we had a good TV in our room, little did we know how valuable that would be. Inland was a lot ...