The Gateway Hotel Beach Road Calicut
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... modern room. It turned out to be an unexpectedly pleasant stopover - auto rickshaw to beach, usual masses there late afternoon (impression they don't see many westerners as constantly stared at), visited Beach Hotel (sundowner beer in garden!) and finished off with excellent meal at Paragon Hotel restaurant (Kingfish "green mango" curry with a traditional Keralan mixed vegetable ...
After a relaxing interlude in the slightly cooler hills of the Western Ghats, I set off on the journey down to the coast. This time in a not so 'luxury' local bus, it cost 47.5 rupees (54p) for a 2 1/2 hr journey, good value.
It was certainly through spectacular scenery, distant forest covered hills, with numerous hairpin bends , some almost too tight for the bus to negotiate and often with sheer drops down one side into the vallies ...
... famous temples i could visit. having been woken up by the call to prayer from the nearest mosque i was not in the mood to visit temples. i went to a famous silk shop but so many attendants wanted me to buy things that i left quickly. passed saint thomas' church, which would not have looked out of place in Glasgow, save that there was a herd of skinny cows with 12inch horns passing the door as i came out.
i went back to bangalore after ...
... all was not completely lost, it was still a normal day for the elephants and they still needed to go to the river for a wash, we got to walk with them, just them and us, and we got to touch and be close to them which was amazing!! but would still prefer to watch them from a distanc and see them in their natural habitat.
On the way back we met a cool little kid who's english was the best we have heard, ...
I can admit it; my blog on Munnar was a word-overload. But I will not apologize. Every once in a while you find a place that is magic and I wanted just a smidgeon of what I was experiencing scrawled out over the internet. I usually stay away from grand and sweeping prose as it bogs down most of us and leaves many feeling corny and somewhat isolated from the truth; such was the risk and I was willing to ...