Hotel Spring Valley
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... and solar panels. They are also striving to rely solely on their own garden produce- as the school menu is organic vegetarian. The kids even partake in practical courses such as engineering, farming etc. These kids are so excited about learning! it's so refreshing! eager to share their knowledge we had an enthusiastic group of kids show us around the school explaining their classes and day to day schedules. If only Canada's school system could muster half of ...
... one of constant challenges, and a slight vacation from the heat and chaos is welcomed by all. It’s Will, Shelby, Christina, and myself once again. Ariane are Juliet were in Chennai when we left.
The bus we took was a private one as well, rather than the hastily slapped together messes that the government provides. We travelled through the night, meaning we were all fast asleep while the bus carried us to Kerala’s footsteps. We didn’t cross in ...
... us that only ladies worked in the fields picking the leaves whilst the men worked in the factories.
Each woman was expected to collect 30 kilos of leaves per day. This was 8 hours work per day, some of which was very dangerous as it involves picking on the steep mountain side batches. For this they were paid just 140 rupees per day (£1.77). If they managed to pick more than their 30 kilos they would be paid 1 rupee ...
We arrived in Kodaikanal after a harrowing, cross country, winding mountain drive through the dark and rain. The ride took much longer than we had anticipated, and we will now try to wake up early if we have to travel that day! A 1:30PM checkout was just too much to resist.
Arriving in Kodaikanal we were shocked by how cold it was. Think a cold, spring night in England. Rain just like home pounded us from all angles and ...
... beautiful places we have seen so far. We arrived at our hotel after an hour and were so relieved to pile out of the car. The mountain air was so fresh and a few clouds had started rolling in, bringing a cool breeze with them.
We were starving. We quickly took our seats outside under a covered patio overlooking the mountains. We ordered tea, vegetable pakoras , a chicken salad sandwich and an egg sandwich. We devoured everything and all felt so relieved ...