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... a new line in the tree which then drips latex for approx. two hours. He collects all the latex and tips it into a large "bidon" which is then taken back to a hut where the latex is put through a sieve, mixed with water and formic acid. This mixture is then put out in trays which then harden into "mats" which are put out on a line to dry. We passed several lines with these mats drying and they looked exactly like a row of nappies. The mats are then smoked in ...
... makes you think why can't we do something with the tide on the Thames to produce some renewable energy for London - perhaps another business idea!
After a peaceful sleep, we woke up relatively early today (Monday) at 7am - which happened also to be Independence Day here in India where they celebrate independence from the British Empire - to trek around the tea plantations surrounding Munnar. After a short journey by ...
... Black Gold),
Lemongrass, Cardamon, vanilla, and various ingredients for ayurvedic
After that stop we carried on up towards Munnar which is a hill station
based in the Western Ghats. Its round 1500m above sea level and the
climate is a lot cooler that at Cochin. The homestay we were staying
in was about 5km out of the town and had amazing views over the Ghats
and the tea plantations that cover every inch of them. It ...
... was undoubtedly at Malabar Junction, the restaurant at the Malabar House Hotel. Here they have a wine bar serving Indian Wine and Tapas, as well as an excellent restuarant with a great menu including two degustation (tasting) menus. I tried the 6 course Keralan degustation menu. This was creative cooking of the highest order, recognisbaly Keralan but probably a million miles from anything most Keralans ever eat. In the patio of the hotel accompanied by ...
... me that he’s my friend. Even to the very end. When I get to the bus after having picked up my backpack att JJ’s, he has already taken a seat for me in the bus and bought me a juice for the trip!! And not once has he expected anything in return. It’s easy to get cynical in this world, but everyday here it’s proven to me that there are beautiful people all around, that there are rare friendships to be found and that the world is your oyster, my ...
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