The Tall Trees
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Smoking rooms available
- High-speed internet in room
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... Charles fixes mixed drinks In his room and invites every everyone over for a happy hour before dinner which is a buffet served in the hotel. So far the Southern Indian food is setting well on my stomach which is a relief.
Wednesday we spend the morning hiking through a tea plantation. It is unbelievably beautiful. The tea trees are planted in long rows that form a geometric pattern on the hillsides. A tea tree can live for 450 years ...
... the compass regardless.
Anyway, the next leg of the walk involved us picking our way very, very carefully down some stupidly steep hills where my toes became very well acquainted with the inside front of my trainers. They are not currently happy toes. I think if body parts had the ability to divorce their owners, my toes would be sobbing in the solicitor's office, stating physical abuse ...
Lower Nirar Dam is picture postcard perfect and worth a visit. Some buses going to Cinchona also go to the Lower Nirar Dam as well but always check with the driver or conductor or other local passengers. Buses to Cinchona are frequent.
Upper Nirar or Nirar Weir is on the way from Cinchona to Chinnakallar. Valparai ...
... that the drama started. The actors did not speak, but used hand movements known as 'Mudras' and unique facial expressions. The show was a big highlight for me as I had seen it many times on pictures before. I really enjoyed this performance, which is so typical for Kerala. If you ever visit Kerala, you should not miss this show!
Looking forward to the next days in this enchanting area of India!
... seemed to keep coming!
We spent the next day driving 34km up to Top Station at 2200m, through the tea plantations and wonderful views. First stop was Mattupatty dam, where the scenery was very like the Lake District, even with a cloudy sky, until you notice many of the trees are eucalyptus (not incidently indigenous, but planted by the British ...