- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... they're just random things like furniture and a switchboard which were around during British time, but there's an information board that told of the Kanan Devan Hills Produce Company, the British tea company who established tea plantations here, and the currency they introduced in the early 1900's. In a classically British dick move, they minted their own coins and used these coins to pay their workers ...
... sequentially and in small increments to home in on the hidden staircase leading to the near mythic tailor-tailor-tailor.
9. Hand over the linen.
An older man will nod knowingly at the linen and gesture at you from his small stall. You must now hand the linen to him whereupon he will efficiently wrap the parcel, drawing neat lines in particular places. His wife will look on and approve. When done the tailor-tailor-tailor will walk away with your linen to a ...
... was perfect and the views even more spectacular. On the way, we passed an elephant sanctuary and caught a glimpse of a delightful ele family feeding in the hills just to the right of the road. Once in Munnar, we paused for lunch and then hopped into a Jeep that would get us back to our hotel in Cochin at 9pm that evening. Seeing Antony's smiling face, he welcomed us back a day early and was ready to beat up anyone for us should we have been mistreated, demanding to know ...
... a clear view of the whole bus it now became obvious what the smiles and encouragement to take a seat were about. The front of the bus was ladies only and the Sutta tourist had brightened everybody's day with his faux pas!
I'm not sure how many of the locals were really ladies given the pushing and shoving to get on and off the bus though!
From Kothamangalam we picked up a bus to Munnar. Luckily it was direct which went some way to make up for ...
Nasturtiums growing in gay abandon nearby. Garden escapes perhaps? I am not aware of whether these are endemics but they are certainly naturalised now.
Colourful trees and wildflower shrubs along the road. The skies were ...