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... tell. Nevertheless, despite the distinct lack of wild animals it’s a diverting enough way to spend an hour, and as the sun starts to heat the day Coman snoozes beside me purring contentedly like a cat. Once back on land we rejoin Tensing and he takes us back to our hotel for breakfast and to change into more summery gear before we set off again for The Spice Farm in Kumily, known as the Cardamom Hills of Kerala. Our guide here is a young guy called Anoz, who is quite the flirt ...
I had a SAS field program today which I signed up for awhile back to visit an orphanage. The orphanage was called Janaseva Sisubhavan. There is a girls and boys place but we attended the boys home. We arrived there early morning and learned quickly the conditions these boys were saved from. A lot of them were victims of the beggers mafia where the children...even infants were forced to go into the streets and beg for money. If they did not come back that ...
... going to our hotel, we visited Abraham's Spice Garden, featured along with 79 other gardens in a BBC documentary. Although there were amazing flowers, the highlight really was the spices. Abraham gave the tour himself and was a very sweet man. Just before leaving Ottawa, I cleaned out our spice cupboard. After a visit to Abraham's, I now have enough spices to refill the cupboard back home!
Upon arriving at the hotel, I opted for ...
... the hotel; the drum was being beaten by a young boy who was encouraging the other children to get into line for assembly, it must have taken some time as the drum was going for along time!
After breakfast we had another walk around the Sea front , this time we were able to talk to the local fishermen and help haul in the catch of the day by operating the bamboo arms, one of the men showed us his hands, full of callouses from years of fishing.
One of the ...
... which is so hot you cant pick it up but this is bigger than a cup. Or, my favourite, "Big tea" :) served in a pot with a sensible sized mug, which you can normally fill about three times :)
We left Diu to head back for one final night in Porbandar with Mya's sister before flying south to Kerala which is where we are sending this from. We plan to stay here a few days before making our way to Mysore and then Goa for a week or so of chilling on the beach before ...
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