Munnar Heritage Resort
Travel Blogs from Munnar
... are so few left of these indigenous species
From Stanmore, we walked further to the Parry Agro Estate once again
One more pano of this beautiful ...
... sadly. We arrived in the dark with the remnants of a protest march, a few people with banners and lots of people ligging about. Our driver was fumbling about trying to get the number of a place he could recommend, he was obviously as new to Munnar as us and he didn't even have the number or knowledge of where it was let alone what we actually wanted. It was late and we were tired so we just went to one from the book to get our heads down. Friday 23rd nov. Got up ...
... explaining the history of the company and the tea process from plant to tea grounds. The process the factory uses is a process that has been used since the early 1940's, I guess if it ain't broke don't fix it; we first go to the Withering Room where the freshly picked leaves are placed to dry before they are crushed and torn before they go through to fermenting and more drying, then, finally packed and sent to the tea companies for ...
... encounter little shacks, inhabited by local Indians selling bananas and mangoes grown in the surrounding farmlands. Everything feels less tamed, less controlled, as if this is a place where the destiny of the visitor isn’t always glued to the necessity of guard rails, tour guides, and tourist shops. Surely this is due to a combination of India’s poverty and its low marks abroad as a luxury spot, (when was the last time you heard someone was taking a vacation to ...
... numerous other spices and bananas, lemons, papayas, miniature pineapples, litchis and mangos. I wish the photographs could transmit the smells that accompanied us on our walk.
The road from the spice gardens to Munnar got progressively steeper and windier. The views rivaled those I have seen on any South African or European ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking