Issac's Hotel Regency
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... though they rushed off to catch their ride out. The Pakastani couple were more ostentatious and glitzy. The woman apparently worked in education innovation in Pakistan as well. We bonded over our work and she was pretty excited about the work I am doing at Quest (and that story comes in another blog entry. Patience!). They left as well and I felt that I had the retreat to myself. The dining area was totally open and nicely decked with "retreat" decorations as any good retreat would. ...
... waving, but generally staying together and looking where they are directed. Even those that venture away from the group will mainly quickly take photos, maybe politely saying thank you, or answering a question about their country of origin.
Now imagine a (quite beautiful, blue eyed, light haired) woman who spends her time in the village doing her own thing, interacting with the locals directly. She speaks English, accompanied by gestures, in a ...
... playing literally on top of the hotel rooms ( the building isn't high) At 4 pm we headed out for a safari drive through the forest... Or jungle?! Not sure of the difference. Sadly we saw no tigers just monkeys, wild boar, wild chickens?! Yeah I Thought that was odd too... And peacocks, bison and an elephant. Not quite up to African standards of ...
... bus?' 'Na central bus stand bhai' he smirked back...wrong bus stand beltin! tuk tuk time....arriving at the correct bus stand, we saw a bus leaving, asking the female conductor 'Mudumalai?', she nodded, so we hopped on the moving bus and the driver then said 'Hassan!'
Was he a fan of the Bangladesh captain Shakib? No it appeared we'd been given another bum steer and the bus was heading for the town of ...
We felt ready to move on now, and not only had Daniel said we were welcome to stay longer in his house up in Ooty but there was always the possibility of staying with Ashish there, the student photographer.
We hung about in the centre of Masinagudi waiting for a bus, but all were too full. From one emerged an Englisher, a birdwatching enthusiast. He told us he did not believe any of the stories about dangerous elephants and bears, he said this was all the exageration ...
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