Sunbird Garden Resort
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On day 2 here in the lush, mountainous district of wayanad. Yesterday we woke up early and went to muthunga wildlife sanctuary for a little safari drive (not sure if they call it a safari here in India but it was in a jeep like in Africa so...) we didn't see too much: a lot of spotted deer, one peacock, á napa at giant squirrel ...
... me... Little do I know that through bus and state park hijinks that I will not be let off at the bus station of choice. Oh, no. The park will not be open at the ungodly hour of 4am (ok. yes this is truely late, but it's the latest bus leaving Bangalore on Fri night!) and I will have to go all the way to Ooty (you say this oooh - tea), the end of the road. Luckily my hotel reservations are made with this uncommonly amazing retreat named - Jungle Retreat - oh, so original ;). Well, ...
... so that we all get a room to ourselves now and then... So tonight I'm staying with the 40 year old French lady who has clearly come to India to 'find' herself... She disguises this by saying she's come to learn about Ayurvedic medicines...hmm... So far she has not shown herself to be the life and soul of the party! There are tons of long ...
After a satisfying and relaxing stay in Ooty, time to go back to Bangalore. But we had plans en route as well.
Since we had the entire day at our disposal, we started off casually, with the complimentary breakfast at our hotel, and on the long winding and unwinding journey from the top of the Nilgiris to the base.
We were cherishing the cool fresh air of the Queen of the hills, and taking in a final set of views to save in our memories for ever.
Though the journey ...
... us off as we are not supposed to stop or take pictures. What a thrill though and a good first use of my new camera. Continuing our drive through very lush land growing everything from tea, coffee, spices and fruit we arrived in the capital of Kalpetta to one of three homestays we will be using for the next two nights. After lunch at the homestay, with very nice hosts Babu and Nina, we departed ways and Zoe and I went with a few others in ...