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... of but was very big in
reality and by the time we reached the second attraction Green valley
viewpoint seeing as there was a lot of uphill due to Kodaikanal being
mountainous we were both exhausted already. Green valley view like the
view from Coakers walk yesterday was mostly of cloud and there were
many naughty monkeys around which made Kirsty uneasy. They had the
airgun balloon shooting game here again so I gave that a go while
some boys watched and only ...
... I am being confronted by the warnings of the traps we in the developed world seem oblivious to in our unquestioned rush to reignite the stuttering economic growth machine which only consumerism can fuel.
Yep, India is really providing that mirror for me to revisit the whole issue of economic growth and the perceived benefits which accrue to humanity from it. The Indian newspaper business section headlined the alarming news that growth had slowed here to just 5.3% ...
... near it. The tour guides have also been instructed to stop using the old name.
The resort that we stayed at offered private tours as well as mini bus tour. We took the mini bus, as I didn’t see much use for a private tour of the place that I had been to numerous times, the most recent being our honeymoon in 1997. The tour bus took about an hour to collect passengers from various hotels. The tour guide seemed fluent in Hindi, Tamil and English. There seems to be ...
... with vines and brush, and the iron bar gate looks as if it hasn’t been pushed open for some time.
Immediately after crossing this strange side entrance, we’re greeted to another world. On the other side is an expanse of jungle that stretches for miles. The mountains are rolling downwards and we can see a small village at the edge of the mountainous horizon. Everything is overgrown, and what we find ourselves walking on now is little more than an area of ...
... work that would really take. Whether or not I will really make it to Kathmandu is yet to be determined. It’s certainly my number one goal trip while in India, but paying full respect to the challenge that traveling that far truly is is definitely worth mentioning.
Mr. John led us over the cloud covered tops and showed us a few tricks he’d picked up from his days in the tourism business. He was a friendly guy and everyone was quite taken with him. ...