Heritage Methanam Munnar
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... he also offered to pay for the hotel for tonight and dinner. To be honest this was a generous offer as it was not his fault we were late and they could have said tough luck, we were more than happy and the mood lifted. The next day We left at 5.30 for the jeep safaris. I hate their jeeps as the seats are high but the windows small and low so you can't really see anything, you feel like it would be better to be in a car. Also it soon became apparent we were just driving ...
... various streets of Cochin. Our first stop in Fort Kochi, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, originally built in 1558, and luckily managed to stay out of the plunders of the Dutch conquerors, but later consecrated in 1905. A Kerala Christina marriage was in progress, during our visit, and we silently blessed the bride and groom and slipped out.
We then went on to St. Francis church, standing tall from 1503, it is the oldest church in India. It was also here, that the famous ...
... other guests were friendly and of French and German origin and we all ate breakfast and dinner together. The food was very tasty and plentiful and when we settled our bill at the end realized it was really cheap too at 2.40 pound per meal for both of us! We could also ask for tea/coffee/water throughout the day.
The family in the cottage were lovely and Rajit (the dad )had a great sense of humor. The 2 children (aged about 3 and 6 years) were a bit annoying wanting to ...
... are lots of people around. There are groups of men if like coloured loin clothes, some black, some blue others area orange. I will have to find out what the colour signifies. I start talking to a shopkeeper who has a friend working in the mines in Queensland. He asks me inside to look at a book he has - it is Steve Parish photographs of Australia. It was wonderful to go through with him. Took me about 30 minutes, we went through every page. He asked ...
It took three rickshaws, a public ferry and two public buses, a total of five hours, at a cost of a bargain £2.20 to deliver us to the stunning mountains of Munnar but boy was it worth it. As soon as we pulled out of the humid city into the mountains the air become fresher and the scenery deep green and lush. The rickety public bus dragged itself up steep mountain cliffs. With awe inspiring views across the landscape and many 'don't look down' hair raising ...
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