Marthoma Retreat Home
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... br style="font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">The following day we managed to get into the place we wanted and we spent the next 4 nights exploring the town and area. Munnar is the central township and administrative area for the surrounding tea estates that cover the cloud piercing hills and mountains nearby. The scenery is stunning and there are several waterfalls, viewpoints, wildlife ...
... cloud bank that was pouring over the side of the mountain. It was very atmospheric. Alex was collected on the way. She had thrown away all her tobacco – vowing to never smoke again based on her failure to make it to the top. I hope she does quit. Getting to the bottom necessitated a bit of a break as our legs had turned to jelly with the constant downhill strain. Then we walked through the tea fields. Winding our way by shrubs nearing 75 years in age ...
... for dinner and proposed that we readjusted our tour to suit the fact that we "were not good bikers" (as Thomas had put it a number of times that day). He said we could go a different route and told us not to worry, and that Day 2 was easier. Basically, he didn't adjust anything, and he lied, again.
Day 2 - 80km This began with a decent into a valley, followed by a steep climb through the apple orchards and strawberry farms of Kanthaloor. It was incredibly interesting ...
... next day we took an organised tour to Chinnar National Park, about 60km away. The park provided for some great birdwatching during a really nice 2-hour walk and we saw a beautiful Grizzled, Giant Squirrel.
We were given a list of other things we would see/do on the tour but...the other national park we were to visit was closed due to the breeding season of a rare goat; the waterfall was dry due to no rain, the tea museum was closed due to it ...
Morning Glories - Ipomea sp. - coming alive
This is the quiet lane outside our guest house.
Children on their way to school, very colourfully ...