The RETREAT by Zuri
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... us the traditional clay distilling equipment which he uses. There can be up to three distilling stagesz each time the alcohol percentage increases. When we returned from our tour he made a cocktail with orzo lemon and soda water, the spirit which is extracted after the first distilling. It was slightly milder than fenni, but still had a strong fuel like smell and taste, which none of us appreciated.
Lunch was an absolute feast. A spread of 12 dishes, the fish eaters amount ...
... and smiles. My favourite (I know, teachers don't have favourites!) smiley, clever, humorous child we've met here was the girl on the beach selling fried snacks and monkey nuts. Her mother worked up and down the beach too for the holiday season (Nov - April). She was so sharp and witty - but I can only assume she does not go to school; hopefully when she goes home out of season. And so to the people and cultural differences. Our first surprise was being asked ...
... is for trying new things. At least 30 people came along (so it couldn’t be that bad) and sat around a crowded circle and chanted to the Hindu goddesses in Hindi. No judgment allowed – i.e. imagine you’re in your car singing to the radio and no-one can hear. Once everyone got used to the words and realized that it didn’t sound too bad when we all chanted together, the sound was quite impressive as it reverberated around the room. A good night was had by ...
... He said I'm sorry but cannot take you its too dangerous!
As silly as it may sound I was disappointed, as he was my only shot and my intuition was telling me its gonna be fine despite what the situation was, I just needed someone to get me there. I'd feel it if it wasn't going to go well, yes maybe I trust the universe too much sometimes but it has never let me down!
Back to the corner like a helpless child waiting to be picked up... Looking at ...
... it was 110 rupees. Knowing the beer cost 60 I asked how that was possible and he claimed a 'bed charge'. When I had sat down that was never mentioned and he was happy to help me arrange the umbrella for shade. However at this point I was by myself, when I asked for the bill it seemed I had upset him by refusing a massage and Alex had joined me. It's also worth noting we had sat on many other sun beds with food and/or drink and never had anywhere claimed a bed charge. ...