Fortune Hotel Sullivan Court

123, Selbourne Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $85.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ootacamund

Why I am in India

A travel blog entry by wilf_day on Mar 08, 2011

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In 1898 my grandfather Henry Gardner, home on leave from Cairo where the Lincolnshire Regiment's First Battalion was stationed, proposed marriage to my grandmother Cecilia Marion Edge. She said no, and then embarked for India at age 27, alone, to visit her brother Sydney, then 29 and working in Ooty, the South India hill station, favourite of the …

Trek in the tea plantation around Ooty

A travel blog entry by beoms

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... is 3 types of leaves: the big ones make black tea, the 'still not open' ones make green tea and the very small buds are used to make white tea. The tea bushes are about 80cm tall but are cut to the ground every 5 years (otherwise they grow into trees). Tea bushes can produce good leaves for about 100 years, the plantations are replaced every 100 years. Someone working in the tea plantation get payed 100 rupies per day (about 1) but they ...

Ooty 4

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

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... those smart people in history couldn't figure out what even I was able to figure out with just a little thinking. I find it hard to forgive such people - for causing so many people to suffer so horribly because of their "bright" ideas.

I'll close out today with an article sent to me by a friend, Christopher, in Bangkok, about the hygienic condition of the drinking water in India. Related to this, a friend in Bangkok told me that ...

Tea and Free safari

A travel blog entry by deerhunter

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... going to in my opinion. We wound down the mountain side on our way out (after I'd got us lost for about 2 hours) and found ourselves in a safari park. The road back up towards Mysore is through national park which costs 20p to enter and we saw peacocks, eagles, monkeys, wild boar, herds of spotted deer and wild elephants (as well as a working huge tusker). We were warned off jumping in a river there by ...

Swimming Pool Day

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

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The first part of the day in our jungle retreat was focused on preparing and eating good food; many breads prepared by John with Rosina's assistance, pita bread, plaited bread, fresh houmus and fruit salad. Wow, what a food experience John's place was.

The days outing was visiting the home of Johns parents, not so far from Bokkapuram, to have a swim in their pool. Driving there and back was our chance to see ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 123, Selbourne Road, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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