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... destination for the day!
And the moment of truth…..I LOVED every minute of it. It gave me ample of opportunities to view the amazing scenes like the Blue Mountains, the tea plantations just to name a few!
It was 5:30pm when we arrived at the hotel situated way up these Blue Mountain ...
... the bees off the hive and flying, and then the unprotected climber descends the ladder holding a 3m long honey catcher tool (made of wood/branches tied together). The climber enters the area of the hive, by which time it is swarming with alarmed bees - his first job is to use a stick to cut off the lower section of the hive ( this section contain the brood, rather then honey). This then exposed the upper section where the honey is stored, and he catches this in his special ...
... 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 ...
... is a small segment of the lake (between the town and the Boat House) where most people / tourists walk / hang out. But the lake is actually QUITE large. It took me over an hour to circumnavigate it - and that was while walking at a very brisk pace. For most of the way, I didn't see another soul. Just me - my MP3 player and some great music - and lots of nice trees. It was blissful. Exactly what I came here for.
Wednesday, 13 April, 2011 - ...