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... chocolate and found it really quite heavy as it is made with a lot of butter apparently, it also tasted a bit like advent calendar chocolate. Sufice to say Ooty is the first place in India we have bought Dairy Milk and it was delicious :) Local chocolate cost approx 45p per 100grams and the diary milk was 40p for 38grams!
In order to get out and see a bit of Ooty we booked a days trekking. Its fair to say I was quite anxious about this as when i asked ...
... young lady, Keerthika, and her mother (from nearby Coonoor) at Domino's and had a nice conversation with them.
Among other things, I learned from her that in India, Northerners look down on Southerners because the Southerners are darker! Imagine that! For this reason, Southerners tend to stick together, she said - marrying mostly within their region. She also said that she would never marry a foreigner, which pretty much rules me out.
... when talking to me, but they did manage to give me enough information to enable me to find the shop: “it’s on the road to the Botanical Garden – on the left hand side.”
After asking for directions to the Botanical Garden, I eventually found the shop – and it was wonderful! They had pretty much everything that a foreigner could want (well, except for good bread): milk, cereal, peanut butter, canned meats such as tuna, granola ...
... the home of his elderly parents. This temple area was Johns special place where he could sit and reflect.
Arriving onto Johns land, we first passed the servants quarters, and then there was his grand and stylish bungalow, with large verandah, and then there was Emily, a fellow couchsurfer, sitting outside the house mending a bicycle puncture. Emily, a fellow Britisher, was cycling around the world raising money for Oxfam and had already been touring South ...
... food shopping, in fact I gave him the full 500 rupees that Daniel hd recommended, and I said I particularly wanted to eat potatoes. Off he went to the market to purchase them, inviting Rosina to come along, but she declined.
'The walls that surround one are really very powerful and strong. And people live in this kind of imprisonment their whole lives. They live in prison and they die in prison, never having known what life was meant to be, ...
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