The Fern Creek
Travel Blogs from Kodaikanal
... to Kodai is that every time you walk outside you are mobbed by taxi drivers wanting to show you the sites(there are no tuktuks here)and there is also a lot of begging. The most we have seen so far. It is difficult when you are getting mobbed by 5 or 6 kids.
It appears everyone is up in Kodai for the weekend and we have come across large groups of guys on "boy's trips" also school groups and extended families.They all want to talk to us, say hi, take a ...
... instead for this trip to stay some time on the Tamil side of the mountains.
So one night later we’re lazily waking up to the sights of the hills. This is the third time I’ve visited mountains since I came to India. A decision I have yet to regret. We watch as the world gets a bit smaller and the mountains invite us in. More than anything, we’re all just excited to get away from the university. Most of us agree that we love India. We love the people, ...
... we had no layers of clothing to protect ourselves. We walked in this with our bags, wrapped in as many clothes as we could, until we found a room we could afford about an hour later. For 300 rupees we got a basement room in an unfinished hotel, with a drunk teenager to the left, a family down the hall, and a man who would wretch himself awake every morning to our right. We did have 3 buckets to flush our hole in the ground ...
After leaving Tamil Nadu (the land of Thali, temples, and temperature extremes) I headed for the state of Kerala. Kerala is a fascinating place in a lot of ways...most of them starting with the letter C.
Fist off, its India's most Christian state and also, somehow, its most Communist. The Commi's run things and the ol hammer and sickle are all over the place...as well as the most ridiculously huge ...
We even went to a local convenience store to get some mineral water bottles that kept depleting. Its either an Aquafina or a Bisleri,a suggested bottled water brands for travellers and a must-try treat of india's famous 5 star brand chocolate bar, its more or less equivalent to a Mars or Sneakers.
That night, we went further uphill on foot and decided to get our hands on more local fast food, marinated meat fried on the spot. ...
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