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... again! Doesn't all of this wanna make you dream!
Well, it worked for me and I dreamt about it being the reason why I went late this afternoon with the rest of the group to see this romantic palace in person. Call it an impromptu visit to the Fernhills Royale Palace!
Located on 50 acres of land, it took us a good half an hour ...
... restaurant The Culinarium, French in style and probably the poshest place I've been to in India-selling macaroons and loads of beautiful cakes, was run by Mr Paul Newman, and we used Derricks cabs to go out and about). The hilltop railway is very pretty. I travelled from Coonor to Ooty but am told that travelling in the opposite direction from Coonor is more scenic. ...
... prepared by the hotel, and then walked back along the road the main road.
Thorthe, a member of the Toda tribe, explained about their tribal culture. They value buffalo rather than money; are vegetarian; have 14 clans in one tribe; marry outside the clan; practice animism and worship nature. There are only a few thousand of them left living in villages on their tribal land.
At the main road, Thorthe's uncle ...
... street - then she will lean over and spit out a big gob - causing her attractiveness to plummet. Like the Chinese, the Indians are spitters. So when you walk down the crowded streets, not only do you have to try to avoid the cow, horse, goat and even human dung, you also have to dodge the spit and the spitters. I was warned by Mr. Chandra to be especially careful when walking along the side of roads - because people spit out of bus windows without ...
... complete opposite end of the town from my guest house, I once again took a rickshaw home. If ever there was a time to blow nearly a dollar, this was it.
I'll close out this day's report with some news from back home in Bangkok. I have often joked that in Thailand, it is possible for it to be hot in the cool season - but never for it to be cool in the hot season. What I should have said is that it cannot be cool in Thailand in the hot season - if I'm ...