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... but not enough to block out both him and the Snorer to our right, and the Snorer in front. A chorus of snores followed us through Karnataka right until our breakfast stop an hour outside of Ooty, where the winding road hairpins every 100metres. And so begins the chorus of travel sickness echoing around the bus. This only punctuated by Sean's shouts of; 'If you get travel sick don't travel on bloody buses!' Insert similar expletives wherever you like in that sentence.We ...
... plain stupid, cultural practices notwithstanding.
Saturday, 02 April, 2011
Today I watched the first of a six part BBC series on the history of India. Each episode lasts for one hour and the whole thing is very well done, especially the photography.
I took a walk out to the lake and then rode back to town on the bus. While on the bus a man came and sat behind me and started talking to me, beginning with the ...
... from the elephants, ripping up their trees and eating all their papayas. And another wildlife story was of how a friend, who lived somewhere near John could not get in the house they owned because it had been taken over by bears. The bears were raising their young there and it was far too dangerous to approach them.
We had our fun swim and glasses of wine by the pool, the while of which John, Emily and ...
... we pay a "fine" of Rs 500 for trespassing into prohibited roads. Saga tried to reason with him but Sivaprakash was aggressively adamant. He did not know that I could understand every word they were saying. This is a picture of their motorbike, surreptitiously taken from within the jeep:
... took all day, so we were tired, but we found a great little restaurant with biodegradeable plates (banana leaves), had Biriyani and I introduced them to Masala Dosa ( thanks Shravani and family!)
Also, note the picture attached to this entry of a billboard. Its for a matchmaking service, and features a man (ostensibly the groom) shaking hands with an older man ( I think the soon-to-be father-in-law). I wonder what the lady involved thinks of all this.