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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... by taking a jeep which Jai had arranged for us.
I have to admit I listened to my instincts of resting my legs. It’s one hell of a bumpy ride with your neck going out of your control swaying in all possible ways and you can ************* the seats. But the beauty of nature I have to say is breathtakingly beautiful, it’s with such a difficulty that’s too in action mode that I managed to capture a few pictures of the clouds ...
... different types of teas. The ordered nature of the plantations is quite charming compared to the disorder elsewhere. The whole area is green, hilly and just beautiful, with a lovely temperature to match. We visited Madupetty dam and local markets and finished the day watching a local performance of dance and mime, as well as martial arts. We once again were thankful to our driver for navigating the serpiginous and difficult roads in the dark. Tomorrow we make our way to ...
... Bless him, lovely old man! It must have rained so much last night, the puddles were huge everywhere and there was still rain in the air, men in skirts using umbrellas the British way and not the Eastern world way as sun protectors! I loved it, the only bit I hated was the mass amount of Mosquitos surrounding us - everywhere! They could smell my fear! I've already been bitten to shreds in Kochi! I was terrified of being bitten again just because they itch and look awful and are ...
... as we had been waiting for Robert to turn up. He had sent us a message not to wait up as he expected to be in a bit late. So we had dhal fry instead with a handful of porothas. Still very good.
The only interesting thing that happened today was some pretty terrible news. The hotel manager knocked on our door at about 11 pm. I stumbled up in my camo-trackies and opened it. Apparently Robert had called him from a hospital. The news I got was that Robert ...
... was obvious. Needless to say, we still enjoyed ourselves despite a couple of run ins about basic safety and lack of professionalism.
Day 1 - 60kmAn early morning pick up from Fort Cochin, and we found ourselves off to Munnar, the starting point of our tour. We began the tour with an ascent of 15 km, for the larger part of this period I thought I was going to die. Of course it rained the majority of the day too. On the way up we encountered some black monkeys (I ...