How to Reach Munnar, Kerala: I just checked Google’s search trend data for the past one year (2018-19) and realized…
The family of 4 earns almost 6.5 lacs per month or 78 lacs a year and the best part- They broke even on Day 1!
‘’Someday I want to sit in an airplane…a real one…and it should fly in the clouds!’- He chuckled softly pointing at the cloud of smoke from his beedi.
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the best places in Kerala if you want to experience raw nature as it has plenty of tourist-friendly spots.
Fog, rain and a cup of tea are one of those deadly combinations that create romance and nostalgia in Munnar. I was loving every bit of it.
“With the round of hugs and goodbye kisses I boarded the train and as I waived my hand to say goodbye to my mom, I saw tears welling up and streaming down her face.”
“I imagined myself punching fist in the air and screaming like how Warner does after his century in a typical Aussie style but I controlled myself and settled for a ‘Dravidian’ celebration when the faculty paused to ask his 156th question for the day.”
My heart was pounding in excitement as I came back to my room and knocked the door which seemed locked from inside. I heard footsteps coming towards the room so I held my breath and waited impatiently for my ‘female roomie’ to open the door.
In 2010, when GIM was planning to shift its campus here on this plateau, the Dhangars disappeared ‘mysteriously’. Nobody ever knew what happened to them as they never came back to claim their belongings.
But that year, as I recollect, the local politician won the elections with a hefty margin.
“Curious little me, I jumped off the bed, climbed the stairs and started peeping through the tallest window of our house to get a glimpse of the ‘Namak Walas’ (salt vendors) blowing the truck horn.”
Though Munnar was still among the popular tourist places in Kerala, yet it was THE best tourist places in Kerala and hence worth a try.
So I came across these unique yet beautiful rain-protection outfits during my treks in the Western Ghats. Not just pretty, they are highly durable too.
Starring at the summit of Kalsubai trek, the highest peak in Maharashtra, our trek guide is wearing ‘Kambal’- A neatly woven handmade rain-protection outfit made of jute fibre.
This touched me… He didn’t utter a single word…neither did he try to follow me. He just looked straight into…