The Tea Sanctuary
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... till we find replacements. Dave found a guy manning an ancient pedal sewing machine to mend a tear in a pair of trousers. We felt we got a lot accomplished. For lunch, we stopped at Rapsy Restaurant (again) for a tasty Shakshuka and to die for fries. Rapsy's extensive local menu is popular with locals and foreigners alike.
We bought some local chocolate and ...
... quite beautiful and tea was always taken at 4pm.
Once again a Briton noted the potential and sought a grant to cultivate the land. Believing that the land was unworkable the local authorities gave it to him at a steal. The whole area would go on to become the High Range Tea Plantation and the landscape is amazing. We are up in the high altitude hill stations again but things are different here. Tea trees cultivated to grow to waist ...
... and talked utter B*****t) he sloped away from the table and we didnt see him for the rest of the evening. Phew! peace and quiet.
Next morning MM was absent from breakfast, instead he "chose to eat with friends" (the cook).
First stop the Tea Museum.
Today the weather is much clearer and we could see more of the beautiful countryside surrounding us. There was tea everywhere and it created a crazy paving type of effect over ...
We have created an imaginary flag which we carry with us every day. You can unfurl and wave it when you are in danger of getting too angry or frustrated with the way things seem to work here. It says 'This Is India'. For example, when four ladies forcibly elbow their way past you in the queue to get on the ferry and take your seat, or three different guides tell you three different names for the same tree (Silver root? Silver rock? Silver ...
... assistant, or cooking for guests! Every evening she would sit with us after serving us dinner and fall asleep at the table (at about 9.00pm)...she is one hard working woman.
Gireesh is a ridiculously gregarious and lovely man and we were made absolutely welcome in their home. Janet and John were on about their sixth visit and are part of the family. They made us a pineapple crumble and we loved them (not just for the crumble!). Gireesh humbly declares he ...