Hill Country Holiday Resort Lovedale
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... warms up, the clothes start coming off, but here, the clothes stay on and covering just as much of the body. The upper arms stay covered, the shoulder and back and chest and legs. My body stays white and any potential skin cancer happily at bay (which I know my mother will be appreciative to hear). I swim a number of laps in the pool for some exercise and as the water is evaporating on my skin, I hear clomps and taps and heavy breathing as a scattering of cows and goats come up ...
... it was gentle he said as gentle as it can be when a place is so hilly! eek! We didn't think we would be able to go trekking as in the last 15 days 3 people and 2 cows have been killed by a Tiger and so many schools have been closed that lots of guides were refusing to take walking groups. Our guide however was named Rajiv and is a local tribe member who has grown up on the mountain and was very knowledgeable about his home.
The trekking day was brilliant and ...
... you call and a gentleman comes and lays and lights it for you. We visited the Botanical Gardens, the climate here is similar to Vancouver so we saw lots of plants we recognized. This morning we went for a hike with a local guide. We walked through forests and a tea plantation and stopped for tea the home of a local farmer. it was great to get some exercise and the scenery was beautiful. Tomorrow we ride the Nilgiri ...
... ute and excitedly asked for Dhas, who got them to explain what was happening to us. Just across the valley, on the hill above Fred and Olwyn’s chalet and where Philip had spotted a lonesome bison just a few minutes before, was a black bear and two cubs The crackers were being used to scare them away from the houses.
I don’t think Olwyn will get a lot of sleep tonight! Just as well that she had a ...
... The tailor who repaired my socks today did a better job than the previous tailors - and he was friendlier to boot. When I asked him his price, though, he responded with that tactical answer so common in India: "As you like." Allow me to interpret this response:
Basically, permitting you to pay whatever you think is the right price is a clever psychological tactic to take a chance on getting more money out of you than might otherwise be the ...