Green County Resort

Mistair Meadows, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | Hotel

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No one told us it's cold in India!

A travel blog entry by jennystolborg


... passed by lots of carrot plantations and then tea plantations. We actually went vertically up through some of the tea bushes which was really hardwork! Cant imagine doing it with a basket of tea leaves on my head. We also saw some workers picking the tea, Rajiv said they would be women hand picking the leaves but actually it was men using a machine to pick the leaves! Sort of like shears with a square basket underneath!

The following day we went to a ...

Ooty 5

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... study in Germany for awhile. He was picked up at the airport in Frankfurt and driven for three hours to the home of his hosts. Finally he could hold in his thoughts no longer - and he blurted out, "Sir, doesn't your horn work?" For Indians, it is impossible to imagine driving for a minute - much less for three hours - without honking the horn. I think that the horns here are activated by pressing on the brakes.

During my weeks here I have also ...

Ooty 1

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... down to the room that I had just vacated. My original room was somehow much nicer. Lighter, airier, and generally cleaner and more pleasant. It was worth the extra hundred rupees per night above the amount for the upper level rooms.

For lunch I decided to try one of the fancier places in town, the Chandan Restaurant, which I had checked out yesterday on my walk. I had found something I liked on the menu and vowed to come back at the earliest opportunity. ...

St Stephens Church

A travel blog entry by susiewoo


... us up. He was up for showing us around and was very nice, he and his friends took photos of us. It was nice to meet him, a potential friend if only we were staying longer in Ooty.
Then back at the house we got to meet another local lad, who parks his motorbike in his yard and decided to call round and say welcome us. He wanted us to meet his family and to show us around the less obvious touristy places, another potential friend in ...

First Day in Ooty

A travel blog entry by susiewoo


... waste. Next good move would be to ban cars from Ooty, make it pedestrian only.
We visited the Modern Store and purchased out of curiosity crystallised amla, an Indian gooseberry like fruit, very good for the health.

I wanted to keep exploring in the dark but Rosina was tired, so back uphill we walked, to the house of Nandanam, to an evening of our music, a little dancing, reading aloud to the children a book about tigers, and eating our pre-prepared curd rice.


This hotel, located on Mistair Meadows, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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