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... stall. We drive along the road for a while, passing through small villages of brightly painted stone houses, but by now are knackered enough to head back to the guesthouse for a beer.
The thing to do on the hippie side at sunset is to climb the closest boulder mountain and watch the light show in the sky. After a rest, we wander up the road to the foot of the rock pile, but the ascent to the top is just too much for our tired old bones so we only climb a little way to a large ...
... count to take time out to coo over monkey families. I also may have gotten a bit obsessed with the frangipani tree up there. It's a really pretty tree. I mean, as trees go. I don't want to take it for dinner or anything. The general view from up there is astounding too, you just can't get enough of it and not a single photo I took did it any manner of justice. You probably need one of them DSLRs that you'd need to sell a lung to afford in order ...
... by loads of kids who wanted to say hello, shake our hands and ask our names. This amuses me. I'm not a huge fan of children but the looks on their faces when they clock the cheer amount of stabbings through my mush, it's hilarious. One little boy stuck his hand out and got as far as "What is your...", saw my face and recoiled like I was covered in spiders. When we were leaving Vittala, Michael was slightly ahead of us and ended up shaking ...
... bottle. We chat on the way, and i tell him my ultimate goal is to empower women, and that i am starting with myself. He tells me i should go to Amma's. "Who's Amma?", i ask. He tells me of this woman who, when she was young, people thought she was nuts because she was so different from everyone. Slowly, people began flocking to her, sensing her closeness to god, and she would hug them. Now, she has been known to hug people for hours on end and ...
... the boulders. We parked up the scooter and began the trek up the 300 or so steps, which in the heat of the day might not have been the best idea, but the view from the top was magnificent.
I know we have been lucky enough to have some wonderful experiences so far this trip, and in life in general, but, for Hannah at least, it is without a doubt one of the most amazing places I have ever seen. Whilst the temple itself is modest, it was the 360degree views of the boulder ...