Heritage Methanam Munnar
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... above you head swings so the oil is not on one place. This goes on for about 20 minutes. It is ok, but not something I would do again. I really cannot see the point. Then into the steam bath. This is a wooden box which you sit in with your head poking out ( very similar to one in Pokara but bigger), it is quite cold outside so the steam bath does not feel hot at all but there is certainly lots of steam. My whole body is oily, when the steam bath ...
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 ...
... buchee bite, that too above the tobacco potion line!
As a rule of thumb, Black Humus Mud = Guaranteed Leech Territory; Red Mud = Unlikely to find Leeches. Wisdom courtesy Jagadeesan driver - it is true from our own experience.
Some of the Tea Estates in Valparai
Waterfall Tea Estates Pvt. Ltd. ...
... we were. It was great to see them unchained and just going about their own business without any humans trying to whip them into doing what they wanted!
Our conclusion is that we're glad we did it because if we'd not, we would have wondered what we'd missed, and we do think that if the weather had been better, it would have been a better trip. But the truth is that at 2000 metres above sea level, up in the mountains, there's every chance you're going to encounter bad ...
... attached. We unlaced our boots and sipped some hot chai as we overlooked the cloud filled peaks that drifted off into the distance. It really was magic. It was around 4pm when 2 other groups of trekkers joined us. One Indian family headed by the interesting 'I have a wealth of nature knowledge and won't stop talking' Sam and the second group consisting of 2 artsy French ladies. The guides were all friends and this made for some very enlightening rum ...
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