Sinclairs Retreat Ooty

Gorishola Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | 1 star hotel
Prices starting from $77.00

Travel Blogs from Ootacamund

A little chilly

A travel blog entry by longwayround21


... of shorts, t-shirts and flip flops was up to the challenge. When asked 'Are you not cold?!' Sean patriotically replied; 'No, I'm British!'.The thali was heaven, locally made, and they clearly don't get a lot of westerners in there from the looks we were given and the fact we had to ask for spoons to eat it with. We're still not quite up to the Indian standard of eating curry with only one hand. Went for a walk into town for coffee, and then around the lake. Enough ...

Ooty 4

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... or is it baseball - basketball - or perhaps football? Anyway, all eyes of the nation were glued to the TV - and when India defeated Sri Lanka, the country erupted in euphoria. It's nice to be in a country when it wins a world championship - in anything.

In the evening I took another bus home because it had rained quite a bit and flooded the underpass on the road to my guest house. Had I not taken the bus I would have had to ...

Ooty 1

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... is more than reasonable." I said the same thing about my offer, but my desperation to move must have shown. I later learned that the right price should have been closer to 50 rupees.

I checked into my room at about 9:30, just missing the daily hot water shower time at the guest house. (There is hot water from 7:00 to 9:00. If you want a hot shower outside of that time, you have to pay an extra 50 rupees for them to turn the water heater on.) But knowing ...

Two towns with funny names.

A travel blog entry by markandkaty


... a sight that never fails to make me nervous, given the nature of traffic in India). We also have seen many more beggars that we had up until this point – this will no doubt increase as we travel north. It is an interesting blend of urban and rural – we stayed in a hotel in the city centre and yet, across the road from the hotel, near a bookshop and an internet café, there was a ...

Emeralde, Porthimund and Parson's Valley

A travel blog entry by indianature


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Onward to Parson's Valley with a stop en route to ...

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