Hotel Valley View Inn
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... amazing) and the meals were always accompanied with stimulating conversations. It honestly felt like we had grown up with these two incredible beings- it's like we had known them forever. We regrettably only stayed two days with them before a tearful goodbye when we left to go down the hill 3,000 ft to meet up with Josephine, a friend from Queens.
We met Josephine and a couple of the other teachers from Sholai school in the village at the bottom of the hill. ...
... the night - another crazy, dusty and busy Indian city. Early next morning (too early) we had breakfast in the roof and then headed straight to Madurai airport. Yet again, this Indian airport was incongruent to its surroundings - clean, quiet and brand new. We flew to Delhi via Chennai (4 hours) landing at 2:30pm. We had a flight the same day at 6:30pm to Bangkok (4 hours). All the while Shane had a trapped nerve, which put him in a bad ...
... the beach, and to forget about the UK again (cause we'll be back in four weeks time!).
Before coming here we savoured our remaining time in Pondicherry; we'd decided that it was a good time to splash out a bit and upped our hotel budget to a whopping 25pounds, as opposed to the usual 1.50 - 8pounds category. It was worth every Rupee. We stayed in a French colonial town house; high ceilings, ...
Our next stop was at a viewpoint where the tea plantations started to come into view. They stuck to the hills as far as the eye could see and formed lovely patterns, some in lines and some in squares.
Manesh told us that the tea at that spot was particularly expensive and that the tea varied in quality depending on where it grew in the department. After a quick photo opportunity we pulled over again to ...
... no matter which way you process a specific tea leave it has the same amount of caffeine (different tea leaves do have different amount of caffeine).
We went into the town market after visiting the tea plantation and bought some spices including Cardamom as it is grown fresh in these mountains. We could taste the difference between the fresh cardamom pods in Munnar and the ones we get at home. These ones ...