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... Retreat. The big discount he had negotiated with the manager had to be kept strictly confidential as the manager feared being sacked if the owners found out or other staff gossiped. So Shaff was always being summoned into cupboard corners for a whispered chat about daily reduced fees. Shaff played along well with all the cloak and dagger liaisons, even though the manager would whisper through a window or pass notes quite a lot.
The hotel has a beautiful main building, like ...
... managed to persuade him to take us to the correct place, which turned out to be packed full of locals and provided the best curry we've had since being in the north. Seems we got a bit more than we bargained for with Jinu, who kept hinting that we should pay for him to stay somewhere before sloping off to his friend's house for the night.
The following morning we got up at 6 to set off on our trek which took us up ...
... thali, a delicious mix of currys, chutneys, bread and rice. Apparently this would usually be served on a banana leaf and eaten by hand. This was the case with the lunch after the boat trip I went on from Cochin, though the banana leaf was on top of a plate and I used the fork and spoon provided despite having a great demonstration of how to eat rice with your fingers from the Keralan tour guide with a French party.
The highlight of my meals in ...
... way to see India.
As we cycled off it began to pour with rain, and we only got round the first corner before we had to stop and fix Mikey's brakes again. We then had 10 miles slow uphill until we found a tiny village where a young boy took us to his father’s shed in which there was an air machine and we could sort both of our back tires which were pretty flat. The roads had seriously deteriorated by this point, and in the rain – not fun. We were ...
... was really hot again. We then started to go uphill, it was a serious climb. We saw very few people until stopping at a waterfall for lunch. We did see a few monkeys though which was very exciting. After lunch stop we kept cycling but the hill did not flatten off. Up and up we went. A very nice man at a roadside stool made us coffee to keep us going but this was getting too much. We cycled through a very heavy patch of rain but still we ...