J's Heritage Hotel & Resort
Travel Blogs from Kodaikanal
... the Bryant Park and botanical garden, Alia was keen to hire a pedal boat so we did. Having not done any exercise whatsoever since we got here (and probably for a few years before that) it was harder than we had expected. So after 10 minutes we started feeling the acid in our legs and took a break under the excuse that we were enjoying the view. "Why are we stopping?" Alia asked, and we had to admit that we were a bit tired. “But I’m not tired!” she exclaimed assuming ...
The temples I've seen here have been very special, but I decided it was time to do something other than temple finding. So I headed for the mountains. I wasn't really sure what to expect, but even the ...
... from a very tall tree - and there he was - a Great Indian Hornbill, way up on the highest branch of the tallest tree.
It was very literally a Pain In The Neck to see him but so worth it.
... is occasionally offered for breakfast, though sausages if offered will be chicken. Wonderful fruits grown locally and fruit juices are great for breakfast. I tried fruits I'd never had before including tree tomatoes and various types of water apple.
Pork and beef do figure occasionally, I was perhaps slightly surprised by this.
So the food in British Indian restaurants is recognisably from the same culture, but there are many differences, ...
... were forced to cycle on the hard shoulder which many people had been using as a toilet. Arriving in Palani, the hotel recommend by Goodwill treasurer was lovely – They only had a family room, and it cost 3x what we normally pay, but 57miles and 8 hours of ridiculous exercise meant that it was perfect. Also, we normally only pay 8 pounds so 24 is not too bad!) Our balcony overlooked Palani Temple, a huge one on a hill and we could watch the pilgrims climbing until late at ...
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