Sleepin International Hotel
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... we bought two Banks Premium beers from them.
We took our beer to the next tent where an old man offered us a chair. We took him up on his offer and sat there at that early morning hour to drink our beer. The man was probably in his 60's. He had a long beard and long hair. On first glance, one may have steered clear, but he was a very nice man. We very much enjoyed talking with him.
One of the stories he shared ...
... see the embers. Luckily, many of the structures nearby are made of concrete block with metal roofs, so there were no other fires in the area.
As the fire died down we decided to call it a day.
The next morning, Phagwah, we both dressed for colors. Each of us had on a white top. That is like shouting for others to pelt you with colors.
Mid-morning, we headed to the Indian Cultural Centre. Unfortunately, I ...
... If for some reason there is not enough bagasse available there are large logs on stand-by. That day they were not in jeopardy of running out of fuel. There were huge piles in a covered area that were continuously being fed from overhead conveyors.
Back in the plant we went along the purification route. This was a multi-step process that I did not completely grasp. Suffice it to say that we ended up at a station where the molasses is separated from ...
... I came across an accident at an intersection. A car was right in the center of the intersection. It had sustained a lot of front end damage. The hood had been torn off. On the side of the street, not far away, was a badly damaged mini-bus. The left front axle was obviously broken. That left front corner and most of the rest of the left side showed an enormous amount of damage. The mini-bus was not occupied. There was a person standing by the ...
Sleep was a little interrupted... Whilst netting was supplied the mosquitos were very persistent & took a liking to my toes & the base of my feet :(It was also very hot & humid; a few tropical storms could be heard outside during the night. It got so uncomfortable that I had to have a midnight shower to cool off. At 8am we all enjoyed a lovely breakfast prepared for us by the guesthouse owner. A short time later we headed into town for a look around. ...
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