Hotel Mount View

Ettines Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ootacamund

The Steam Train to Ooty

A travel blog entry by portways on Mar 13, 2012

3 comments, 13 photos

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The intention was to get the steam train from Metupalayam up the hill to Ooty, but we had not managed to secure tickets.



So after a hectic dash to a hotel we set about inquiring about tickets.
"Go see the Station Manager" the hotel assured us - "He will get you on the train".
So off we troupe to the ...

Tea and toy trains

A travel blog entry by sarah_dixon on Jul 29, 2011

24 photos

... with hot water from a bucket with a jug before crawling into bed in jumpers, leggings, pyjamas and 2 pairs of socks and shiver ourselves to sleep. We were also sent to bed by the security guard (who used to live in Surrey) at 11pm each night.

We decided to take this opportunity to visit the tea estate that my great grandparents had lived on. After googling, we discovered a vague address and set a day aside to go looking. The day dawned rainy ...

The ghats

A travel blog entry by martandlog on Mar 29, 2011

2 comments, 29 photos

... 8217;s the way I like it. Unfortunately Mr Gillies fitted into this category.

I polity said we were not sure on our plans and would let him know about maybe doing a day trip later. We then wondered into town and had a look around, we ended up in a rather nice spot where there were some old colonial buildings and well-kept gardens, there was also a smart hotel in the area. We have learnt smart hotels means one very import thing, they always servers ...

Snooty Ooty ... You Beauty!

A travel blog entry by mimaisasleep on Mar 28, 2011

8 photos

... and a bit cloudy, one would advise to put a sun tan lotion on ... unaware or oblivious that the sun is hiding behind the clouds, Scotty and I sat on a bench in the gardens reading our books... well Scotty's no longer a white boy... :o)

For next day we booked trekking with a guide through our Guest house. We got picked up just before 9am and after 18 km of walking through beautiful tea plantations ...

Ooty 1

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy on Mar 20, 2011

3 comments, 28 photos

... had spent 9 hours on that train, I think it would have killed me.

My main task for my walk into town this evening was to find a hat to keep the amazingly strong sun here off of my face and head. When I went out this morning I put sunblock cream on my face - but when I looked in the mirror in the evening I could clearly see which places I had missed putting the cream. Certain patches of my forehead were as red as a beet!

While looking for a place to ...

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This hotel, located on Ettines Road, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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