Hotel SV International
Travel Blogs from Kodaikanal
... view, stopping off at a couple of waterfalls (seen more water coming out of hotel showers in the UK) and eating some good food.
The last part was the the bus ride back. Thinking we had gone through the worse on the way up we weren't prepared for the journey back. In total 2 out of the now 4 of us passed out and needed watering back to health plus 3 of the locals spent the majority of the time being sick.....nice.
... Elephants are seen as being able to move anything out of their way. Thus, Ganesh is the remover of life’s obstacles. It’s a representation of God’s ability to help man overcome adversity.) We would’ve followed the crowd had it not proved so overwhelmingly populous and alive. Men were dancing in a form that can only be described as thrusting their hips into each other. Many people were drunk, though I don’t think it was the majority, and we all decided ...
... we stopped at a place to admire the
view. In the bottom of the valley was a tea plantation village for
the workers and we could see and hear a jubilant game of football
going on. We watched the tea pickers heading down through the tea
back to the village for the evening with their days wares balanced on
When we got back we were joined by an Australian couple and a very long power
cut. The power had been off since ...
... said to have the best view in all of Kodai. It's true. The. Best. View. We stayed in the dorms of the youth hostel. A series of snug rooms that were set up with rows of bunk beds to sleep in. We had enough people that we got one of these rooms all to ourselves, once again for the cheap price of 200 rupees per person per night (4 bucks). Sleeping like that in bunk beds made it feel even more like camp, nights with us all spent giggling and shuffling around before finally settling in ...
... spent most of the two days driving to several sightseeing spots that weren’t really worth going to (Matupetty dam, Echo Point, the Tea Museum, etc). Kabeer seems to enjoy Brittney Spears, the Backstreet Boys and the Spice Girls so we had fun singing along in the back. We would have been happy spending our days sprawled on a lawn chair soaking up the views it’s that beautiful. Its rains frequently but the rain feels good ...
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