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... in our voice. He offered us kingfisher for 200 rupees (150 is the most we've paid so far in India) "ok but just one" we said "what about two" he replied "no no just one" "no get two" "we cant afford" "you should get two" "but we want one" "I can sell you two" "so you have two but you don't have one" "yes that's correct" "how can you not sell us one of the two" "too much hassle" "where exactly are these beers?" "Get two." "Can we get one" "no" "why not" "we have ...
... We set off this morning by car, destination Vagamon. We are headed in the direction of the picnic spot which was the holiday focus for hundreds celebrating Divali who passed yesterday. What a mess they left behind in spite of litter bins being in evidence. Happily someone had been to clean up in the loos (squat style). Maju is our guide as we start the ascent of "The Stations of the Cross". From my childhood days I recall there are 12 stations (check this!) ...
Checking out as soon as possible - with frost still on the ground (and in our rooms) - Munnar had divine retribution - giving us a puncture a mile outside town! Another stunning drive - marred only by us both feeling car-sick from our driver's appalling driving. HOWEVER, our spirits were immediately lifted on arriving in Kumily - a lovely, quiet, laid-back town (yet again we promised ourselves - no busy towns - they're just not for us)Shibu, our wonderful Homestay ...
... of soft drinks … we LOVE India!
To allow our food to settle we decided to walk back to our home for the night but got totally lost and after walking for 25 minutes in completely the wrong direction we eventually had to submit and take an auto! After flicking through some news channels we learned that the bus strike was to take place again causing another problem with our onward plans.
So yet another taxi ...
... their school uniforms were being escorted by their mothers to school or waiting for their ride. The vibe in the village was so different from the night before. We had a lot of children yelling 'hi’ and ‘bye’ to us as we walked past their homes. The sun started getting a little too warm and we went back to the hotel for a drive around Munnar.
We started out at a tea plantation. The greenery ...
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Thekkady, Idukki | Hotelfrom $24
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