The Tall Trees
Travel Blogs from Munnar
... an Avatar of Mahavishnu (The Hindu God) threw his battle axe from Kanyakumari to northward across the ocean. As a result of the throw, the land of Kerala arose and thus was reclaimed from the waters. The area is famous for its huge tea plantations, coconut dishes and Ayurvedic spa treatments.
We left early in the morning at 4 am to go to the airport. Our flight departed at 6 ...
... above you head swings so the oil is not on one place. This goes on for about 20 minutes. It is ok, but not something I would do again. I really cannot see the point. Then into the steam bath. This is a wooden box which you sit in with your head poking out ( very similar to one in Pokara but bigger), it is quite cold outside so the steam bath does not feel hot at all but there is certainly lots of steam. My whole body is oily, when the steam bath ...
... in hostels/hotels where there would be young backpackers and cheap food. We are brewing up a letter of complaint, don't think we will get anything from it since it is India.. They got their money so they don't care, but we'd like to tell them that their product is overpriced and falsely advertised just because we're angry. We visited the tea leaf production museum which was interesting. We listened to ...
... everyone, the percentage of educated people is high, locals are gentle, courteous and helpful to tourists. Women are treated with respect and nobody misbehaves in buses or on the streets.
Tamil and Malayalam. English is spoken or at least understood by most shopkeepers and guest house managers. It is not that people do not know ...
... banana, jackfruit, coffee, cocoa, clove, curry and cardamom. His main cash crop is cardamom which grows at the bottom shaded leaves of a long cane-like plant, the freshly picked pods explode with a sweet aromatic flavour in your mouth, nothing like the dried variety you get in packets back home… I wonder if I could grow these in Cyprus, if only!
On the way back down the hills on the rusty old bus the ride took about an hour less as the bus driver ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking