Hotel S.N. International
Travel Blogs from Thekkady
... sure everyone was happy and understood what they were doing, constantly calling out "its easy, yes"; well we could all prepare veg, but when it came to making the keralean local bread, paratha that was another thing.
It was all great fun and it wasn't long before we were enjoying the fruits of our labour, including a welcome glass of beer.
We thanked our hosts and got back to the hotel around ten, I can't believe ...
... not only seemed really friendly and passionate about what he did he had said to us the day before when we were talking about the town of Munnar "this isn't Munnar", pointing to the ground, "this is Munnar" and gestured up toward the mountains. Is was about 10am when we set off in our tuk-tuk (that's not trekking I hear you cry) as the first hour or so consisted of a mini sight see as we drove to our trail head. Dismounted from our vehicle we had a cup of ...
... the clinic. I am feeling weak from the exercise and lack of eating, so I sit on the steps and rest while they walk up the steps to the clinic. I have a hard time making it back to the dining area for lunch. I am feeling nauseous as well as tired and I need to make a lot of stops along the way. The lunch is – you guessed it – spicy Kerala food, so I eat even less than I did of the breakfast. I realize that I am going to have ...
So we woke this morning for our 2 day 1 night trip to see the elephants and head off into the mountains but as my alarm went off at 5.15am a sudden flash filled the room….it was absolutely chucking it down outside with a full on thunder n lightening storm going on!!!!!!! We just sat looking at each other what the hell is gonna happen here – no elephants are gonna like the thunder and no mountain road is gonna like heavy heavy rain!
So the driver turns up ...
... takes me on a trail that goes through tea plantations, lush forest with monkeys and giant scirrels, up to a beautiful top where I can see silhouettes of mountains all the way to the horizon.
At night I go for a simple meal, take a hot shower and sleep like a baby.
Last day we trek along a beautiful river with big boulders, and I go for a little swim in the fresh water. It’s paradise.
Once back in Munnar it 's time for me to ...
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