Start in BedfordFebruary 26, 2020 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 1 °C
In the taxi
In the taxi
Glass of fizz....they let anyone into Premium these days...
Andrew found out he didn't pack his undies......off shopping for some tonight.....
Great meal veggievwrap....Mike got a little carried away with the Port.
Great breakfast......3 curries later hope no repercussions
Lovely fresh grilled fish........interesting electrics at restaurant. Quiz 10/20. Found 2 pairs of undies for 40 rupee each.....nude colour (.Brown we are in India after all )
Tonic water refuel again.....Linda says she needs to keep her quinine levels up to protect her against Malaria.Read more
Arrived yesterday internet a bit dodgy hence delay, 5hr zig zag drive, stopped off for a pleasant coffee for 20rupee, all regretted not having the local lunch served on a banana leaf. Mike a little green in the gills saved by one of Andrews mints.....he's eating more than me! Last few miles stunning views. Hotel great built into the hillside, next to the Tamil workers housing slum....that's India. Room on minus 3.....a bit confusing as it's all upside down.Read more
After a short drive we reached the local tea plantation and met our guide ' Monie'......we then started our 4 hour trek up the steep mountain tracks. He pointed out birds,trees etc. Along the way. Due to the altitude we were all puffing quite a bit. Few pleasant stops ate some passion fruit, green satsoma and the ubiquitous banana.
Wild elephant on the roam only sign of it was some old poo.....thankfully. All felt the 1000cost per person great value esp as hotel charging 3000!
Local lunch at the Ali Baba, Mutton ( really goat ) curry, dahl, CTM .
Chill out this pm. TEA factory tomorrow. Looks like they only use 'waste' tea in tea bags.....let's wait and see
Tonic water refuel thanks to Saleel ( our driver )Read more