Hotel Silver Springs
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Biking around these hills was awesome - brilliant driving roads, brilliant weather conditions, and brilliant people!
Being away from the tourist trail and not being hidden on a bus or train I was far more exposed to the local than the few westerners who do traverse these parts. This meant a smile from nearly everyone walking along the road towards me, hoots and waves from truck drivers and screams and shouts from locals kids ...
... bus breaking down a couple of times on route! Shane got no sleep! We arrived at Palani (a huge bus station) at three in the morning and had to wait until 5am for our connecting bus. The pay to use toilets were vile (just like several other pay to use toilets on our trip) and yet several girls were trying to bathe from a stand in pool of stagnant water. About a hundred homeless people used the station floor as their bed, many of them ...
... families. They have large/ extended families. Also the
families usually all live together. Most families live in urban, smaller
houses. The economy in Theni is doing better, and is pretty good at the moment.
Things good go bad, but also shoot up and get really good. Most people are
... peak challenges you. A walking pathway leads up to a plateau and although a climb, its not a daunting one as you stroll liesurely, enjoiying and experiencing the majistic hills and valleys surroiunding you, covered with mist. If you are lucky, as we were,you would come acroos the Nilgiri Tahr coming right in your tracks, nibbling away the greens. Its a must visit place and would recoomend to plan as much time possible for the park!!
... their school uniforms were being escorted by their mothers to school or waiting for their ride. The vibe in the village was so different from the night before. We had a lot of children yelling 'hi’ and ‘bye’ to us as we walked past their homes. The sun started getting a little too warm and we went back to the hotel for a drive around Munnar.
We started out at a tea plantation. The greenery ...