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... which is probably the best location, as the name suggests, it is a forest of pine trees inhabited by a large group of monkeys, who seemed to have gone used to being fed by the tourists and at times grab food from the tourists at the opportune moment. We were able to click some good pictures here. Apparently this setting has been used for the shooting of multiple movies in the past.
The next stop was “Moyer’s Point” which has a road from there to Munnar ...
... tea stands here. Nowhere can one buy a keychain of this trek. This is 100% experience, something which nothing can substitute for.
The feelings that overcame me at this time were those of authenticity. It’s really hard to explain the emotion of overcoming illusion, of feeling one has escaped a world that is made for appearance and arrived in one that is primarily concerned with function. There’s no image here, no ideal presentation which needs to be upheld ...
... way we kept our eyes open for wild elephants and we were not disappointed.
We pulled over to the other side of the road and only 20 metres away from us were mama, sister and baby. They were wandering through a large bank of grass overlooking the large lake and were so graceful. Luckily we arrived just before a tour bus pulled over and managed to spend a few peaceful minutes watching them.
After a long drive ...
... out of town, this trek started right down the road and meandered through the trees and bushes on a tiny path, with some incredible views out over the mountains. We also stopped off at a few touristy waterfalls, and ended up getting back for around 3pm. A few of us (me, German guy, and 2 Danish girls) went for a quick lunch in town where I was introduced to Malai Kofte (indescribably delicious veg sausage things in spicy sauce), ...
... a chance to walk anyway as there aren't really any sidewalks and the dust and pollution is choking. The fresh air and chance to walk was being cherished by all of us.
The village was bustling in the early morning with villagers brushing their teeth outside their homes next to their water pipes. We were careful about where we looked since some villagers were also bathing outside their homes. Many children neatly ...