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The plan to get to Ooty was via the "Toy Train" which is a narrow gauge steam train running from Mettupalayam with great views out onto the hills, however, because of the great view and holidays in Tamil Nadu it gets pretty booked up so we only managed to get waitlist tickets. Despite this, we optimistically left Coimbatore at 5:30am via taxi to …
... up was Dodda Betta, the highest point in the state of Tamil Nadu at 8,640' for some; 2,660m, for others. The road was pretty rough to get there. It was a cloudy and misty day so bagged a camera ticket. The members of the British legal community aka the Odd Couple were later seen acting as criminals, taking illegal pix. They were the type of pix, Brys, a discerning photog would probably dump. The 30M there dragged by. Bonkers was seen flipping through a bird book, Jools Baby, ...
... in India yet:)
Chocolate:) All over Ooty were shops selling home made chocolate. I'd never seen this before in India so thought maybe there was a coco plantation nearby, turns out there isn't but it was something the British introduced a long time ago but that it has only recently dropped in price to make it affordable and popular with the Indian locals/tourists. I think it must also be because it is cold enough here to stop it melting! We obviously tried ...
We spent 2 days relaxing at the Banassura Hill Resort in Wayanad. This is the type of place people come for rest and rejuvenation. We had a couple of nice walks and I treated myself to a body scrub massage and steam in the spa. One afternoon we visited the Edakkal caves, formed by giant boulders straddling a very narrow cleft in the mountain side. There were lots of Indian tourist there and we posed for pictures with lots of ...
... I drank beer on special Ooty Club beermats and nibbled on salty peanuts and peppery cashew nuts.
Picking up Emily back in town we all lunched on a giant 'family' dosa at a South Indian restaurant and shopped a little, sojourned in the Coffee Day... then John was 'ootied out' and wanted to head back home.
We left Ooty by a scenic route, first through woody land where the rare Nilgiri monkeys hang out, but did we see them.... no, then passed down through a ...