Rangerwood Nature Castle
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On the road again ...4 hour across country side ...it seems a little cooler along the way ...fingers crossed it will be when we get there Small towns along the way and loads of farms Sugar cane, rice, coconuts, corn, pawpaw, coffee, cacao ... Dying for some good chocolate ...bananas paddocks of flowers, veggies ...nice to see the country side The …
... have been no more than an hour’s journey but as it turned out took more than two and a half hours with a very irate Chacko at the wheel. Within minutes of setting off from our garden of Eden, we came across a march of hoards of people. Chacko told us that a meeting was taking place for the Communist Party later that evening and as is tradition, supporters are invited to march through the town ...
... 6:30am. When we arrived, there were a number of other tuk tuks and coaches waiting. Our tuk tuk squeezed through to the front of the queue. As the gate opened, a 4x4 car led the way (a bit like the F1 safety car) and all of the tuk tuks - revving their engines - fought to get poll position. The race was on! We looked into the other tuk tuks and waved at the other tourists then leaned forward to tell our driver to go faster. At the ...
Today we went to a working tea factory in Kumily which was really interesting. We had a walk around the tea plantations and had a tour inside the factory. The factory produced 3 tonnes of tea per day. It opened in 1945 and has the same machinery inside. There was the most delicious smell of tea everywhere! This particular area doesn't export tea to any other countries, just to India States. The main attraction of Kumily is the Periyar Wildlife Park which has all sorts of ...
... just going to have to figure out how to get into a coconut with as much ease as the local people do here. I remember as a kid my mom would buy a whole coconut from the store maybe once a year. I also remember a multitude of frenzy trying to get the
coconut open (nails, hammers, you name it!). The ladies give it 3 whacks
here with a special knife and that is that...pretty amazing. This night
was definitely a food highlight for ...