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... as we had to meet with the rest of our group fairly soon after that.
As we made our way back to The Ginger House, where we had agreed to meet for drinks, the sky began to darken. It began to rain just as we walked into the restaurant, and by the time we had finished our delicious ginger sodas, it was a full blown monsoon downpour. Monsoon rains are essentially the hardest you have ever seen it rain multiplied by 3, and lasts for hours to days on end. It was quite a sight, ...
... of course) and free roaming cows wandering about.
On to see the Chinese fishing nets, large wooden constructions built on stilts over the river, ingeniously engineered, with the nets raised or lowered into the water by pivot action and the use of stone counterweights. There's a fair crowd of locals taking the air along the river banks inspecting the market stalls and it's highly colourful with the women dressed in bright ...
... we both fell asleep! Then we went to a tea tasting where they went through some history of tea and brewed several teas for us to taste (without milk or sugar which takes away from the real tea taste). Then we had an amazing hike with a very young guide. We went through the jungle and through rocky terrain to reach a beautiful peak where we saw an amazing sunset and a full rainbow! Incredible. We returned after 7pm and showered and got ready for dinner where we over ...
Got up early, had breakfast at the home stay - toast and omelet and tea. Headed off towards the beach on a mission to find clothes! Got a phone card sorted, 2 tops and a pair of pants over about 2hrs. Sat and got a juice as it's so hot!! Went to a local place and had 5 curries and ride for lunch - 0.40c!! Also trying to book a train / bus to Bangalore and then onto next destination. Turns out food is really cheap but transport is not!! ...
... of days. I get talking to Mahid, he is from Kashmir and all the goods in how store are from this region. His store is new, only opened 7 days ago. We sit and chat for awhile before he shows me his jewellery. Immediately he shows me a silver bracelet with filigree and a dragon on the inside. I have been looking for one of these since I was in Nepal. It has come from Kashmir. Then some necklaces. These are not the new run of the mill necklaces, I have not ...