Hotel Khems

Shoreham Palace Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ootacamund

A little chilly

A travel blog entry by longwayround21


... working there due to the holiday, we still saw how the process was made. We then headed down to the lake for spicy sweet corn, a horseback ride around the lake, and a pedalo on the lake. We were greeted at all turns by handshakes and 'Happy Diwali!' and of course the ecstatic smiles of Indians seeing westerners.We had a gorgeous lunch and dinner at the most local little restaurant by our guesthouse. The old guy running it was so cute, running around pleased to have guests ...

Ooty 5

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... Lake. The tax collector left the guest house - without collecting any money for this particular service.

Related to this, I have come up with a solution to India's garbage disposal problem. I propose that the government build a fence spanning the entire length of the country. People can then throw their garbage over this fence. Problem solved.

I have learned that it is possible to avoid the 20 rupee entry fee for the Botanical Garden if ...

Ooty 4

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... has been raining quite a bit, which has resulted in me sleeping a bit more than I need or want to do.

By lunch time the rain had slacked off a bit so I took a very nice, scenic walk the back way to Chinese restaurant where I had been eating every other day. Because I eat the same dish every time (some kind of delicious fried rice with broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, carrots, onions and chicken), I don't need to look at the menu ...

Ooty 1

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... once you plug it in to your computer, you can be connected to the internet anywhere and anytime. Since I like to use the internet in my hotel rooms, this is what I wanted to get.

After hours of walking around and asking, we still came up empty handed. Ooty is apparently too small a town to have the devices readily available. Eventually, though, we found one small shop from which we could order the USB-modem and it would be shipped to Ooty tomorrow.

Swimming Pool Day

A travel blog entry by susiewoo


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 3 star hotel, located on Shoreham Palace Road, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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