Hotel Preethi Palace

34,Ettines Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $14.00

Travel Blogs from Ootacamund

A little chilly

A travel blog entry by longwayround21


... but not enough to block out both him and the Snorer to our right, and the Snorer in front. A chorus of snores followed us through Karnataka right until our breakfast stop an hour outside of Ooty, where the winding road hairpins every 100metres. And so begins the chorus of travel sickness echoing around the bus. This only punctuated by Sean's shouts of; 'If you get travel sick don't travel on bloody buses!' Insert similar expletives wherever you like in that sentence.We ...

Ooty 4

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... plain stupid, cultural practices notwithstanding.

Saturday, 02 April, 2011

Today I watched the first of a six part BBC series on the history of India. Each episode lasts for one hour and the whole thing is very well done, especially the photography.

I took a walk out to the lake and then rode back to town on the bus. While on the bus a man came and sat behind me and started talking to me, beginning with the ...

Ooty 1

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... me, but only down in the main house rather than one of rooms in the hill-top portion of the guest house with a more panoramic view. I agreed to take that room for one night with the expectation of moving up the hill tomorrow.

I then got a rickshaw to bring me to the YWCA to get my bags and then to convey me to my new home at Reflections. The rickshaw driver asked for 80 rupees, but when I counter-offered 70, he stood by his price, saying, "Sir, I think ...

Two towns with funny names.

A travel blog entry by markandkaty


... on the rest of our walk to a lookout over the mountains. It was at this point that 3 stray dogs decided to accompany us. They seemed to know our route well, and we soon discovered why - they accompany the trek every day, since our guide feeds them biscuits at the end of the walk!


A bumpy, winding and at times unnerving four hour bus ride from Ooty is the old city of Mysore. ...

Emeralde, Porthimund and Parson's Valley

A travel blog entry by indianature


... br>

Porthimund Lake was shockingly low, more so than Upper Bhavani. The monsoons of 2010 have surely failed in these catchments, unseasonal December rains notwithstanding. The Nilgiri Peak, one of the higher mountains of the Nilgiri range, could be seen across the lake. The Mukurthy Peak is to its right but was not ...

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