Munnar Heritage Resort
Travel Blogs from Munnar
Up early, packed, and off to meet Alex for a cheap masala dosa around the corner. Unfortunately the place he had agreed upon was closed so we ended up back at the restaurant we had eaten at the previous night. A delicious dosa later we were off again to the ferry port. A mere 4 rupees bought us a ticket on the ferry and after Steven ripped it back off the guy pushing in line behind ...
... the many resort-retreats in the hills. Each offered a selection of treatments, Ayurvedic or otherwise, and were each very peaceful and quiet. Because of the strike, the low hum and occasional clatter of noise that follows everywhere in India, even here sometimes, was gone. The day was quiet, tranquil and as scenic as we could have imagined it. We relaxed and read books on the balcony back at the View, and settled in for another excellent home-made Keralan dinner. No TV ...
... noticed the woman in front quickly get up and lean out of the window and realising what was going on managed to warn oblivious Nat, along with other passengers, to shut the shutter on his window or get a face full of sick coming in with the wind! After this lady got off a little boy got on with his dad and suffered the same fate. He got it in a plastic bag and as with everything else on buses, trains etc. it got flung out of the window and onto the road. Luckily there ...
We arrived in Alleppey after dark after getting attacked by opportunistic mosquitos every time the train slowed down to a crawl. Which was a lot. It turned into quite a game, spotting them coming in through the open windows and killing them before they had a chance to land, or second best, before they bit, much to the amusement of the locals (who must repel mozzies naturally we think). We almost got off a stop prematurely due to the double name of Alleppey and the stop before ...
... rope bridges have been put up to enable the monkeys to cross the road safely but the monkeys do not use them, they prefer the road.
This chap was not so amused
He does look like a FEROCIOUS LION ......... tailed monkey!
Enough of the monkeys for the time being .....
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking