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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
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... ok, not bad but
nothing to special. Back at the hotel me and Kirsty returned dads
bike we hired a few days before and bought supplies for the train
before meeting dad for dinner. The taxi ride in the evening down to
the station went well, no seat belts as usual they had been removed,
I love the fact they go to the hassle of actually removing them so
you don't have the option to not die in an accident. On the way down
the mountain we stopped at a waterfall ...
... grand temples. We had the lovely experience of walking around the Brihadeeswara Temple in Tanjore under moonlight shed by a moon almost full, set in a clear sky on a balmy evening. This is India at its best, reminding us of the inherent mystery of life and the very strong sense we carry of there being something bigger than ourselves. One could appreciate here the great wisdom lineage stretching back thousands of years which still fosters an understanding of humanity’s ...
... not sleep. We had planned to shower and leave by seven. With the conditions not ideal to say the least we asked the taxi to come by and pick us at 5:30 AM, which he did. So we probably have the record for the shortest stay at the Lodge. The mistake was mine as July 14th was an auspicious day for marriages most hotels were booked full in Dindugul. My son got some sleep and we left at 5:30 and reached “Kodai ...
... so genuine in its struggle, that it seemed odd people lived any other way. To think people in other parts of the world were posing for glamor shots, or wiping makeup on their face, or filing reports from a cubicle, or simply sucking up to the office boss, seemed absurd. The presentation of an image, of some desired form of self, simply wasn’t necessary. For these people, form followed function.
After some time spent here it was time to trek back up. We waved ...
The ride back down to the bus was very bumpy because we were in jeeps and the terrain was unstable. I got so scared because the wheels were sliding in the mud and I thought we would slide right off the mountain. I was so relieved when we got back to the bus. On the way back to the resort, we stopped at a spice garden to buy spices. We bought this delicious batch of Brownies there as well. Then we returned back to the resort.