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... held the kite. When she was at just the right spot, I had her stop. I lifted the kite above my head and let go. Instantly the kite was airborne. Unfortunately, the kite went round and round a couple of times and then crashed. After repeating that for about the third time, one of the locals that had been watching said our tail was too light.
Since we did not have any fabric to add to the tail, we gathered up the kite and began to ...
... fronds in the vacant field across the highway. It dawned on me we had "front row" seats for that night's Holi bonfire.
It was just after 19:30 when we stepped onto our front terrace to watch the festivities. One of the first things I noticed is there was in fact a full moon rising through the clouds. The other thing I noticed was the sounds of drums coming from under the tent which had been set up at the site. The sound of ...
... along the long side of the punt is to maybe 100 or 110 degrees. That allows the cane to fall into a large hopper.
Once in the hopper, all of the water from the washing falls away. In the control room at the top of the dump station are two employees. One operates the lifting and dumping of the punts while the other employee operates the scale. The hopper is the scale. The contents of the punt I saw while in the control room weighed 4.135 tons; over ...
... set in the barrels, a small square of burlap is placed over the hole first. That helps secure the bung. We were allowed to pick up and inspect the bungs and the burlap. They were still wet, having a definite odor of rum. Those that wished were able to take them as a souvenir.
Emerging from the emptying area we were at the cooperage. Unfortunately, barrels were not being made while we were there. At this point of the tour we were allowed to ...
... at the speed with which some drivers navigated. Every now and then there were unexpected bumps and hills that made one feel like they were participating in a rally.
We had been told to expect a drive time on the dirt road of about 30 minutes. That was a fairly accurate assessment. At about the 20 minute mark we were directed off of the "main" dirt road onto a small trail through the brush. Once in ...
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