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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, ...
... drum musicians accompanied the artists telling the story. The weird show was lost on me but I was impressed by the dedication of the artists.
Our last day in Cochin we ventured out on the local ferry into Cochin town. The main street, Mahatma Ghandi Street, was like a building site as down the centre they were building the new Metro system above the road. It was very ...
... biscuits. We enjoyed that upon our arrival and then a lovely buffet for dinner. The next morning I went to yoga and found myself the only student of Ravi Shankar! The room was a square room with open windows where you could hear he sounds of birds as you went through your poses. Afterwards we had breakfast and then went to visit a tea plantation. Very cool to see the machinery process that goes into making tea. The afternoon Ritu and I went to the spa for a foot ...
... could buy weed in town. He subsequently got stoned by himself on the beach, not returning til after midnight, missed the tour and left the next day. Strange fellow..
Final stop in Kerala was Varkala which is a beautiful little place. It is just one cliff and effectively one beach and the usual array of cafes, shops and chill out bars. Although there is a black sand beach as well but it's not big enough for sunbathing. There is more of a bar scene here so ...
Today I am heading to Jew Town, could you imagine calling a place that in Australia you would be hung up to dry. The home stay provides another Indian breakfast - today it is chick curry with chapati and fresh paw paw. I head off towards the post office before heading to Jew Town. I am asked into a store on the way which I have been asked into multiple times since I arrived. For some reason I agreed to have a look. Made it clear I was broke and heading home in ...