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Air Travel Tales & Tips – 4 Continents in 4 Weeks

Over the course of 4 weeks, we traveled from Cuenca, Ecuador in South America, to Miami in North America, to Amsterdam in Europe, and finally to India in Asia. Then back again. We were in 10 different airports in 5 different countries on 4 different continents a total of 21 different times. I’m done with flying for a while!

We recorded 13 travel videos on our India Trip, but we had a lot of stories that didn’t make it into any of them and we wanted to share those with you. We also learned a few lessons that you might find useful on your future travels.

Air Travel Tips

  1. Pre-Order Airplane Meals – if you have any special food requirements, such as being vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free, or you have food allergies or you’re lactose intolerant, pre-order your meals for long flights through the airline website. Then protect them with your life! If you fall asleep, there’s a good chance someone will remove your food whether you’ve eaten it or not and if you’ve ordered a special meal, they likely won’t have a replacement.
  2. Eye Masks – these are very useful when you’re flying at night, but the sun is out. Yeah, I know it sounds strange, but when you fly for 10 hours, your body thinks it’s night even though you’ve flown into the daytime. An eye mask blocks out the sun and any overhead lights your plane neighbors forget to turn off.
  3. Travel Blanket – we didn’t talk about this one in the video, but we appropriated a couple blankets from the friendly skies that we used throughout our trip as lumbar support, neck support, packing materials and as actual blankets when the air conditioning was cranked up and we were cold. Apparently, you’re not supposed to take the blankets so we can’t endorse this antisocial behavior, but you can always take a small blanket with you that you acquire through less illicit means.
  4. Noise Canceling Headphones – Amelia bought a pair of these in the Apple Store in South Beach and she says they work great. I wished I had a set on the Air India party plane!
  5. Power Strip with Universal Adapter – Americans are spoiled with copious amounts of power outlets, but other countries aren’t so generous with them. Ecuador uses the American style 3-prong plug, but the houses don’t have very many outlets. Our AirBnB only had European outlets so we needed our adapter. The India hotels had either European outlets, or outlets that accepted both European as well as American style 3-prong plugs.The universal adapter was crucial, but so was the powerstrip. I have two chargers for my camera batteries, plus two phone chargers, an iPad charger, a fitbit charger and the power cord for our Mac. We needed to be able to charge most of those at the same time. And in most hotels in India, we could only charge while we were in the room. In order to leave the room, you have to take the key or card out of a slot, which shuts off all the power in the room. Nice for the environment and electricity conservation; bad for charging your devices.
  6. Extra Chargers – if you have a camera or other device with special chargers, take a spare charger with you. Our friend Patrick broke his camera charger and luckily had the same brand of camera that I have so I was able to loan him one of my spares. Same goes for your phone chargers. It’s easy to forget those in a hotel room so it’s a good idea to take an extra with you.
  7. India Travel Tips – Delhi Belly is a real thing. It’s the Indian version of Montezuma’s Revenge. I had it for 2 of our final days in India when we arrived at the Niraamaya Resort. I think I got it from eating some raw cashews we bought in Munnar. Thankfully, we purchased some supplies in Miami that minimized the effects:
    • Charcoal Pills – these are supposed to help with upset stomachs. Eating so much foreign food took its toll on my gut so I used these several times, and they seemed to work.
    • Electrolytes – I was thankful to have this after I got overheated on our final day in India. Amelia had been drinking it for several days and she did much better in the extreme heat and humidity.
    • Probiotics – we took these for 2 weeks leading up to our arrival in India, as well as during our entire stay there. We took the last pills on our last day in India. There’s no way to know for sure if they worked, but we managed to stay in India for two weeks with only a minor case of Delhi Belly.
    • Hand Sanitizer – Amelia is even more of a germaphobe than I am, so she bought WAY too much hand sanitizer in Miami. I wanted her to get one bottle. Instead, she bought four and we only used half of one. She used it more than I did, mainly on her hands, but she also used it to wipe down silverware and glasses.
    • Dramamine – if you have any issues with motion sickness, take Dramamine with you because the car rides, buses, boats and trains are all stomach churning experiences. We were very thankful we had some on the ride from Munnar to Kochi.
  8. AirBnB – there has been quite a bit of bad press about AirBnB over the past few months. Hotels spend a lot of money advertising in mainstream media, so news outlets like to run stories to make more affordable, unconventional, innovative options less attractive to consumers. But we were VERY happy with our AirBnB experience.We were ready to book a hotel in the City Center, but it was so expensive I suggested we cut our stay in Amsterdam short, or look at AirBnb. It was our first time using them and we’re glad we did! It saved us over $1,500! Plus, we stayed in a beautiful apartment with a full kitchen in the highly desirable Jordaan neighborhood that was close to everything.If you try AirBnB, we suggest selecting a place with lots of good reviews, and contact the owners before you book to see how responsive they are. We will certainly be using AirBnB again.

San José de Puembo Hotel in Quito Ecuador

We mentioned the San José de Puembo Hotel near the end of our video and we highly recommend it. We’ve stayed there several times now and have thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s about 20 minutes from the airport and they offer a free shuttle service. The beds are very comfortable and the grounds are beautiful. The food is good, too. It’s a little more expensive than the Quito Airport Suites hotel we stayed in last fall, but the rooms and restaurant are MUCH nicer.

That’s it for our travel tales and tips. I’m sure we’ll have more of these as we travel around Ecuador and other countries in South America.

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Niraamaya Resort Tour + Kerala Farewell Feast

This is the final video from our trip to 4 continents in 4 weeks. Our Niraamay Resort Tour is stunning. Plus, Chinnu and Abin’s family had a feast to celebrate the marriage, and to honor the attendance of the 4 gringos from Cuenca, Ecuador. Here are a few pics I took (click to enlarge).

Niraamaya Resort Tour – Kovalam, India

We also wanted to share our experience at Niraamaya Retreats in Kovalam because it was so memorable and amazing. Our beachfront cottage was very comfortable with amazing views of the Arabian Sea. The restaurant and staff were super accommodating and made sure we ate lots of delicious vegan food. And the grounds were so beautiful that we recorded a montage sequence for you to see. We highly recommend staying at Niraamaya if you’re ever in southern Kerala, India.

Niraamaya Resort Tour Photo Gallery

We LOVED our time at Niraamaya Retreats in Kovalam! Here are a few pics from our time there (click to enlarge).

Cochin International Airport Display – Kochi, India

After we left Munnar, we drove to Kochi to catch a flight back to Trivandrum. The Cochin International Airport is quite the sight to see. It’s one of the nicest, cleanest, most comfortable airports we’ve seen, and we were at 10 different airports on this trip alone.

The following display showing the traditional Kerala costumes was just before the security check. These costumes and makeup are worn during a Kathakali, or traditional Indian dance. Kathakali is a Hindu performance art in the Malayalam-speaking southwestern region of India where we stayed during our time in southern India. We saw a version of this performance at the Niraamaya Resort, which we showed in the video.

Can you imagine wearing all that clothes and makeup in 95 degree heat and humidity?! Click to enlarge.

Other videos in this series: Kerala India 2019

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Munnar Tea Plantations & Flower Gardens on the Road to Mattupetty

On our second day in Munnar, India, Basil at Le Celestium Hotel arranged a tour along the road from Munnar to Mattupetty. We thoroughly enjoyed the scenery, especially the Munnar Tea Plantations.

Munnar Mattupetty Map

Our driver wasn’t much of a tour guide, but he was safe and affordable. We paid $20 for the 7 hours he spent driving us toward Mattupetty and back to Munnar.

Since our driver didn’t provide us with any facts or information about the places we visited, we didn’t have much to share in our video and I’m guessing some of the things we said were inaccurate. We apologize for that and welcome all corrections.

Also, on the brochure for this tour, it was called the “Madupetty Direction.” However, according to the interwebs, it’s actually spelled Mattupetty. Which is correct? ?‍♂️

Celebrity Photo Op

Before we left on our tour, a large family who was staying at our hotel asked us to pose with them for photos. This happened to us a lot in India. Random people on the street stopped us for pictures with them. We’re not exactly sure why. Is it because we’re gringos? Americans? We were flattered, of course, and were happy to pose for pictures. One of the family members was kind enough to take pictures with my camera, too.

KFDC Floriculture Centre – Munnar, India

Our first stop was the Forest Flower Garden at the KFDC Floriculture Centre just east of Munnar. We saw lots of strange and familiar flowers there, including the same vine with orange blooms that we have in our courtyard in Cuenca, Ecuador.

Jungle Honey Bee Tree

Most of the stops on this tour were only a couple kilometers apart. On our way from the flower garden to the botanical garden, we stopped for a photo op with some honey bees. We’ve never seen Winnie the Pooh style bee hives before. Pooh would be very happy ?

Jungle Honey Bee Tree Munnar IndiaOrange Vine Munnar India

Carmelgiri Botanical GardenCarmelgiri Botanical Garden Strange Plant

Our next stop was another flower garden of sorts, the Carmelgiri Botanical Garden. They had lots of very strange looking plants there, including this one from The Little Shop of Horrors ?

Mattupetty Dam – Mattupetty India

Our next stop was the Mattupetty Dam and Lake. We actually didn’t stop at the dam because it was hot and there were a lot of people. Besides, we’ve seen lots of dams and it was a pretty typical one. We drove around the lake to the boating area and our driver stopped so we could look around.

Mattupetty Dam Lake

Kundale Lake – Mattupetty India

After a short drive through the beautiful countryside between Munnar and Mattupetty, we stopped at Kundale Lake. It’s also spelled Kundala Lake and Kundla Lake. We noticed this a lot in India: the same place has multiple names.

After we left Kundale Lake and were driving toward the tea plantations, we saw another troop of monkeys. Their behaviors are so humanlike, or are our behaviors monkeylike? ?

Munnar India MonkeysKundale Lake Munnar India

Vegetable Garden View – Mattupetty India

We stopped for a scenic view of an organic vegetable farm. Seeing the people working in the gardens below was like looking through a window in time. It was unreal.

Munnar Tea Plantations – Top Station View

Our last stop was by far the best along the road from Munnar to Mattupetty. We had seen lots of Munnar tea plantations from the road, but we hadn’t walked around in one yet. On this stop, we enjoyed two short hikes through the tea bushes.

Flooding and Mudslides in Kerala

During monsoon season in 2018, Kerala and especially Munnar suffered greatly from the excessive rainfall. We were told that there is normally a slow steady rain day and night during the monsoon season, but last year, it was a torrential downpour day and night for more than 2 months.

All that extra water caused lots of flooding and mudslides, which destroyed roads, bridges and houses. The city of Munnar and many other cities ran out of staples like rice and tapioca, as well as packaged foods, due to the washed out roads. Tourism is still very low in the popular tourist town because of the bad road conditions.

Munnar Liquor Store

Our driver was kind enough to stop by the one and only liquor store in Munnar that’s run by the government. We were told that sometimes the line is half a kilometer long to buy alcohol.

Lunch at Alibaba & 41 Dishes – Munnar India

We took Paul and Patrick to Alibaba & 41 Dishes for lunch after our road trip. Our diver ate lunch at a roadside stand while we waited for him, but there weren’t any gringo oriented restaurants on the road to and from Mattupetty. The tour took 7 hours so we were really hungry when we got back to Munnar.

I didn’t take any food pictures, but these flowers were outside the restaurant.

Other videos in this series: Kerala India 2019

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The Exotic City of Munnar India & Eravikulam National Park + Le Celestium Hotel Tour

After the wedding, Abin’s brother Basil arranged a hotel and some sightseeing for us in Munnar India. On our first day in Munnar, Basil arranged a driver (Shiva) to take us to lunch at Alibaba & 41 Dishes, show us around Munnar, and drive us to Eravikulam National Park.

CORRECTION: Several people have pointed out that the religion stats we quoted in the video were incorrect. Our Hindu driver told us Kerala was 60% Christian, 25% Muslim and 15% Hindu. While the numbers are close, he assigned them to the wrong religions. According to 2011 Census of India figures, 54.73% of Kerala’s population are Hindus, 26.56% are Muslims, 18.38% are Christians, and the remaining 0.32% follows other religions or no religion. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_Kerala

We had no reason to believe our driver was quoting inaccurate numbers since he is Hindu and lives in Munnar. We sincerely apologize for the mistake and we certainly didn’t mean to offend anyone.

Le Celestium Hotel – Munnar, India

Le Celestium Munnar India

We stayed at Basil’s hotel, Le Celestium, for 4 nights in Munnar. Our room was very spacious and comfortable, the bed was great, and we loved the view from our balcony. The staff was also super friendly and accomodating, especially Douglas and Velmurugan. And the food was delicious! It reminded us of Basil’s restaurant here in Cuenca: Namaste India. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Le Celestium and highly recommend it!

Lunch at Alibaba & 41 Dishes

Lunch at Alibaba was fantastic! For $6.42, we had two main dishes, rice, naan, coffee and bottled water. And the food was delicious!

Alibaba DishesAlibaba & 41 Dishes Munnar India

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park Munnar India

Eravikulam National Park is a short drive outside of Munnar through the tea plantations. We were lucky enough to see several of the endangered Nilgiri tahr (goats), which were hunted to near extinction during the British rule. It is believed only 750 still live in the park, which covers 97 square kilometers.

Eravikulam National Park Photo Gallery

I don’t often shut off the video and take stills, but the park was so beautiful that I decided to take a few photos.

Walking Tour of Munnar India

Munnar India 25

After a nice walk through the park, we returned to Munnar for a walking tour of the city center. Munnar India and the national park are popular with tourists from Kerala and throughout India.

Shiva pointed out the Hindu Temple, Catholic Church and Muslim Mosque on our drive through Munnar and we wanted to get a closer look. Shiva told us the 3 religions live together in harmony, which we noticed in other parts of Kerala, too.

Walking through Munnar reminded me of the pictures I saw in National Geographic when I was a kid. I remember thinking it seemed so far away and exotic from my little Kansas farm town. To be there seeing it for myself was an otherworldly experience.

Munnar India Photo Gallery

The following pictures were taken on the day after we recorded this video. Patrick, Paul, Amelia and I went for a walk around Munnar specifically to take some real life photos. Most people were eager to have their picture taken; only a few said no. This walk through Munnar was the most fun I’ve ever had with photography.

Other videos in this series: Kerala India 2019

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India Wedding Day! Chinnu & Abin’s Marriage and Reception Party

The big day has arrived! It’s India Wedding Day! Join us as we share in Chinnu and Abin’s very special day in Adimali India!

The India Wedding (aka Marriage)

You may have noticed that they aren’t facing the congregation, like we see in western weddings. That’s because they’re Orthodox Catholic. Everyone faces the altar during mass and weddings. They also refer to the ceremony as a “marriage” instead of a “wedding.”

Chinnu & Abin’s India Wedding Photo Gallery (Click to Enlarge)

Our Marriage Blessing

If you watched Episode 101, we shared the story of how we got our marriage blessed by Chinnu and Abin’s priest. When we told them we went to the courthouse to get married and didn’t have a wedding ceremony, they were shocked and appalled. Abin picked up the phone and called Basil who then called their priest to arrange the marriage blessing.

It all happened in just a few minutes and they didn’t give us an option to say no so we decided to embrace it and accept their kind gesture. After the wedding ceremony, we ventured over to the priest’s office where he performed the blessing and we exchanged the rings that Chinnu helped us select back in Trivandrum. The ceremony was short and slightly humorous, which was perfect for us.

Marriage Blessing Photo Gallery (Click to Enlarge)

The Reception

The reception was held in a gymnasium a short drive from the church. It was unbelievably and unseasonably hot during our stay in Adimali so everyone was feeling the heat, but no one more than Abin. He had 4 layers on: undershirt, shirt, vest and sport coat. They were on the stage greeting guests and getting their pictures taken for a couple of hours. He must have been boiling!

In western weddings, the reception is the big party that usually goes on all night. However, in Indian weddings, the pre-ception on the previous night was the big party. The reception only lasted a few hours and was mainly about picture taking and eating delicious food.

One of the young ladies who was running the show asked someone from our group to say a few words. No one else wanted to speak in front of several hundred Indians, so took the mic and congratulated them on their marriage and expressed our gratitude for the invitation and their extreme hospitality.

Reception Photo Gallery (Click to Enlarge)

We had SOOO much fun at Chinnu and Abin’s wedding and we’re SOOO glad we made the trek halfway around the world to be there.

Other videos in this series: Kerala India 2019

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Chinnu & Abin’s India Wedding Parties

This video covers the second half of the first day of Chinnu and Abin’s India Wedding Parties. Amelia rocks her saree at Chinnu’s ceremony before we went to Abin’s ceremony. We had SOOO much fun celebrating with the family!

Chinnu’s Ceremony

When the ladies returned to Basil’s house from the beauty parlor, the family had the first of two India wedding parties, this one was for Chinnu. The priest performed a blessing ceremony with prayers and singing. Then we all took lots of pictures.

Chinnu’s Ceremony Photo Gallery (Click to Enlarge)

Abin’s Celebration

After Chinnu’s ceremony, we went to Abin’s family house for the second of the two India wedding parties. Across the street from Abin’s house was a small hotel with a big tent setup outside. After the priest conducted Abin’s ceremony with more prayers, singing and chanting, the party started. They had a very talented band, lots of dancing and adorable children singing. It was quite the celebration!

Abin’s Party Photo Gallery (Click to Enlarge)

The family served another meal, but we were still full from lunch and breakfast so none of the gringos wanted to eat. The family was very concerned about us not eating. Hopefully we didn’t offend them, but after several days of gorging ourselves on delicious Southern Indian food, we just didn’t have any more room!

Basis arranged for someone to drive us back to his house where we promptly went to bed in preparation for an early morning on wedding day.

Other videos in this series: Kerala India 2019

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Family, Friends, Food & Fun: Chinnu & Abin’s Adimali India Marriage Festivities

After a long journey from Cuenca Ecuador to Adimali India via Quito, Miami, Amsterdam, Mumbai and Trivandrum, we arrived in the mountain jungles of central Kerala in Southern India for Chinnu and Abin’s Adimali India Marriage.

This video is Part 1 and covers the morning and afternoon of the first day of the 2-day wedding. Normally, an Adimali India Marriage event would last 3 days, but because Chinnu’s village of Adimalathura is so far from Adimali, the family compressed the timeline to 2 days.

We got a tour of Basil’s bakery “Spoon” in Adimali on our way to Abin’s house for snacks and lunch with the family. Then Amelia went to the beauty parlor with Chinnu to get beautified for the evening’s events while the guys went to a spice farm for a tour.

The spice farm was interesting. The main focus and sales push was to buy their ayurvedic products, but I was only interested in their spices. I loaded up on a variety of different spices to bring back to Ecuador, including some sambar, which is a type of curry that we LOVE.

Other videos in this series: Kerala India 2019

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Trivandrum to Adimali Drive: Journey to Chinnu & Abin’s Marriage in Central Kerala India

After spending 3 days in the Trivandrum area on the southern tip of India, our Trivandrum to Adimali Drive via taxi was fun and beautiful. We went to Adimali in central Kerala for our friends Chinnu and Abin’s marriage (aka wedding).

The drive took about 7 hours, with a few stops for refreshments, food and pictures. We had fresh coconut water from a roadside stand, and we saw monkeys and a beautiful waterfall.

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Trivandrum India Shopping & More in Kerala

We did all sorts interesting things on our first full day in Kerala India. Chinnu picked us up right after breakfast and took us for shopping in Trivandrum India. We needed some wedding and hot weather clothes. Amelia also bought some jewelry for the wedding and a beautiful lehenga dress.

For lunch, we had some delicious southern Indian Thali before heading over to a famous Hindu Temple in the heart of Trivandrum.

We didn’t return to our resort until 8:30PM, 11 hours of shopping and driving, so we turned in for the night and slept for 11 hours!

The next day we went for a walk along the beach near our resort. It was so beautiful and relaxing.

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Dinner With Chinnu’s Family in Adimalathura India in Southern Kerala

We traveled from Amsterdam to Mumbai to Trivandrum India to spend a few days with Chinnu in her village of Adimalathura India.

After we arrived in Trivandrum, Chinnu and her family were at the airport to greet us. We drove to the Ideal Ayurvedic Resort where we stayed for 3 nights. After we got settled in, we drove the short distance to Chinnu’s village of Adimalathura India where her family had prepared snacks and dinner for us.

We enjoyed a bunch of delicious Indian snacks before going for a walk to the beach. It was dark so we didn’t get any video. Then we went back for a full dinner with enough food for 6 people! And it was delicious!

Other videos in this series: Kerala India 2019

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