Sinclairs Retreat Ooty

Gorishola Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | 1 star hotel
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No one told us it's cold in India!

A travel blog entry by jennystolborg


... if it was gentle he said as gentle as it can be when a place is so hilly! eek! We didnt think we would be able to go trekking as in the last 15 days 3 people and 2 cows have been killed by a Tiger and so many schools have been closed that lots of guides were refusing to take walking groups. Our guide however was named Rajiv and is a local tribe member who has grown up on the mountain and was very knowledgable about his home.
The trekking day was brilliant and ...

Ooty 5

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... street - then she will lean over and spit out a big gob - causing her attractiveness to plummet. Like the Chinese, the Indians are spitters. So when you walk down the crowded streets, not only do you have to try to avoid the cow, horse, goat and even human dung, you also have to dodge the spit and the spitters. I was warned by Mr. Chandra to be especially careful when walking along the side of roads - because people spit out of bus windows without ...

Ooty 4

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... a bit of fruit shopping at the market; then back home for a nap and more reading and watching the stock market. (You might notice that I haven't been moaning about the stock market on this trip. That's because, knock on wood, I've been having one of my best ever performances while traveling.) Usually I am able to make the stock markets of the world collapse merely by taking a trip. I'm glad to say that I seem to be losing that knack. Well, at least for this trip. So far.

Ooty 1

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... India, the internet guy came to my guest house – that’s right, he made a house call! – and had me sign the necessary forms to please the Indian bureaucracy. I also handed over the cash necessary to consummate the transaction. (1,800 rupees for the device – a Tata Photon USB modem – plus another 555 rupees for a month’s unlimited internet usage.) He needed a passport photo of me, which I carry when I travel just for such purposes. ...

Why I am in India

A travel blog entry by wilf_day


... differently if the offer was still open. They were married in England Oct. 12, 1899.

Unfortunately for Henry's plan to retire from the Army, the day before the wedding the Second Boer War broke out. Not the time to quit. His battalion had gone on to India, in Secunderabad (the British cantonment of Hyderabad), where they were needed to maintain the garrison while other forces stationed in India went to South Africa. He and Cecilia Marion had ...

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This 1 star hotel, located on Gorishola Road, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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