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Travel Blogs from Kodaikanal
... 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 the hottest time of the day to walk ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
We are extremely lucky that there are other families with teenagers travelling with Semester at Sea, and we spent most of our time in India with them. Caitlin and her two friends, Abbey and Tahina, drove in our car, and Matthew was able to escape the horror of excessive girly giggling by riding with another family.
Thanks to the excellent advice from a friend at home (Sheila!!) we headed to Munnar, famous for its tea plantations, high up in the hills, about 4 hours ...