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... we strolled around the village. A wrinkled elderly lady and her daughter, only speaking Tamil, (which embarrassingly we hadn't even learnt how to say thank you in yet!!) must have sensed our hunger, beckoning us inside their humble home, making us chai and food. We depended on our smiles put across how grateful we were, whilst waving goodbye after paying them what we hoped was the going rate for a meal.
Now we faced a bit of a problem, it was ...
... our developed countries as we feed and look after our animals with satisfied pride. Yet we can be mostly unconcerned that at the same time so many of our fellow humans, our countrymen and women, are left to sleep rough and go hungry.
That thought has continued to swirl around my mind. Many pundits have even suggested we are creating a society where there are two classes of humans, those who have very little and those with extraordinary wealth. Already in India I can ...
... to tackle the local Paramal Mountain. After making egg salad sandwiches for the road, we hopped on the local bus and by 9am we were beginning our hike with Arjun leading the way. After an hour or so our capable guide realized that he’d missed a turn and we were on the lower trail going alongside the bottom of the mountain instead of walking along the ridge at the top. So instead of backtracking we decided to go straight up the mountain to reach the ...
... The offie was, in effect, a cage with a tiny hole and vast supplies of newspaper for the (Muslim) punters to take away their purchases in. And it was the busiest shop in town. Chris and I queued with the "alcy's" for our fix. Strangely, we, as "Westerners with no shame" didn't get our alcohol disguised as fish'n'chips like the locals did!
And the Tea Museum - that was something else. It was a quite interesting display of the 140 year history of the plantation ...
... for friends and family and walked the misty streets of what had proven to be an intoxicating town. There is little more I can think of that I might want from an outing of travel than what I found in Kodaikanal.
Now we’re back in Pondicherry. The weather has cooled off since July and things are returning to their staple normality. Yesterday I attended all my classes, only to have two of my three professors not show up. I still have to give a presentation in ...