Sams India.. pt 5

Sams India.. pt 5 !

SO – Alex my travelling buddy has left.. just down to me to have a bit of a good time along with my camera..

First stop: MUNNAR

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Two travel buddies: Chen & Hanshen!

Us three having epic room changes to avoid mould… MASSIVE thanks to them for looking after me when I got the most ill I’ve ever been… (think averting a heart attack from food)

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a dam

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a dam view

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Just went walking in some woods around Munnar..

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… and we walk into a film crew!

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.. who got us to dance for them!

This consisted of holding a microphone to an iPhone which sent the signal wirelessly to a sound system being powered by a generator about 20m away.. it was hard to dance too.. especially as we find it hard to dance anyway

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Just hangin’ out with the ol film star casual like

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funky village

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seriously beautiful landscape – crazy bus ride going along it tho… 

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– usually people stay here for 2 or 3 days… I stayed 3 weeks…. 

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Large ancient chinese fishing nets – 8 men let the net into the water, and when they feel lucky they pull on the rope pulling the whole net upwards to see what was swimming above the net

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This dude actually had v short arms & legs.. but enjoying life chatting to as many peeps as poss – whenever i passed we usually had a funny conversation or two about stuff

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Which captain is more proud?

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While walking down the street I was asked to be in another film!

My payment: £5+drinks+food 🙂

– Better get an agent

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Met these other funky travellers – hey Lorenzo & Stefano

Us on the set of ‘Londons Bridge

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I caught a bit of a cockroach

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My room for £2/night comes with other roommates

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Train station of Ernakulem

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These two (Mark & Vale) saved me from staying on the wrong moving train. Mark ran besides it while I  tried to speak to the passengers, who spoke no english and seemed to not know where their train was going.. I literally had to do a James bond jump off with my bags and guitar to land on the last bit of the platform… AWESOME fun tho. Mark could also speak Hindi… it’s so great to see a white man speaking the lands language. Indians v surprised & impressed. Not so much ‘Where you from?’ & ‘Married?’ conversations after.

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The train from Cochin to Gokarna is beautiful – up the West side of India.

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Hay huts or just hay?

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Thanks for reading!!!

For our other travel stuff check out:

Happy Christmas – Fairytale of New York (vid)

India dogs (vid – disturbing)

Sam & Jiddus India pt 4

Sam & Jiddus India pt 3

Sam & Jiddus India pt 2

Sam & Jiddus India pt 1 

or Sams written stuff….

Jungle Trek (story)

The Belt (sci-fi story)

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