J's Heritage Hotel & Resort
Travel Blogs from Kodaikanal
... 8221; is a one, which is, touted the most, it looks like a pillar but so do a lot of rocks, it stands at 7500 ft. There is a cave nearby which used to be called “Devil’s Kitchen”, there is an interesting story behind the name apparently the cave was discovered by a person who was in search of mushrooms that are found in the area. Some of these mushrooms have hallucinatory properties while some others are poisonous. The discoverer of the cave eventually succumbed to ...
... way to was that same tiny village I’d seen behind the railing at Coaker’s Walk. I hadn’t imagined we’d ever get the chance to actually visit it, as it was little more than a blob of white and tin sitting in the crest of one of the smaller hills. Yet, this is exactly where Das was leading us. To a village where no roads led. Where the villagers’ major source of transportation was a combination of horse and foot. A few times a week these people made the ...
... were dropped off at 1,550m to begin our ascent of the summit of one of the hills. The trek was spectacular with truly amazing views across the valley, taking in all the criss-cross lines of the tea plantations. At this point in the day it was glorious sunshine and you could see for miles! I can't really do the views justice in writing so you'll have to just look at the photos! :-)
After a couple of hours the ...
... them discussing our lack of wives and how cheap India is compared with Europe.
Today Felix (ze German) caught a bus after an early lunch, and I'm now left wandering around before my sleeper bus to Bangalore at 5.30 this evening. Got a day in the city tomorrow, before my flight the day after to Delhi!
Pictures of the trek to follow, once I purchase a new USB cable for my camera which seems to have disappeared...
The tea lady pointed out the short cut through the tea pathways to the Balaji temple, but on enquiry with other locals at the tea shop, we were told not to take that route as bisons were in the vicinity!
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