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... at the entrance’s gate. Without being over crowded, many people were already on site.
A meeting point and time was given by Sam and then we split up, each one of us going our own separate way.
And In less than half an hour, I was back to square one after having walked all around.
... however spelled] for dessert. Discrete jokes about group members and some music trivia were the order of the day for the B Team. Must ask Lucas about karaoke options for the last two sets of places .
Back up for a nightcap. Asked which of the other gals would not need a mask for Halloween. The obvious number was six ie all of them, Ray coming around to agreeing with me.
A bit more lobby wifi, giving up to fatigue before 2300.
... our first "tourist destination" was a golf course, which we couldn't go in so we just stopped on the road outside for about two minutes and watched other people play golf. Hmm. Next was a movie studio but that was closed because of a strike. Hmmmm. Next was a small woodland. That was it. Just lots of trees. Next, believe it or not, was a hill. Just a hill with some mediocre views. Our day ...
... one which was the best I'd ever done. I'm sorely tempted as I write this to head to the end-point Munnar and give it a crack on an Enfield. I found a rental place and took them through my newly devised bike hire checklist:
1. Horn - pass
2. Brakes - pass
3. Helmet that provided some chance of surviving a spill - pass
4. Mirrors - fail, but after a short but emphatic conversation, pass
...And I was on my way. I headed ...
... It really is a beautiful place we have arrived in. Here we hope to do some trekking through mountains and tea plantations and learn more about the endangered native tribal groups. The place we are staying at is just gorgeous and thankfully has hot water as it is very cold here when the sun isn't up. It must have dropped to below 10 degrees last night and will hit about 27 today, we're told. Quite different from the average 36 degree days and ...