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... I do have to say though that this last part of my travel wasn’t without any suspense or hair-raising scenes.
Winding roads with treacherous cliffs were driven on; I held my breath in every time the driver turned these hair-pin bends! As earlier said, there was never a dull moment!
... first class but apart from a seat at the front I'm not sure it made much difference. The railway could easily be somewhere in Wales with a view Indian exceptions such as cows and people casually along the track. Other touristy options include waterfalls, the tiger reserve, boating in Ooty and climbing the highest peak in the Nilgiris. There was another birthday ...
... late on Tuesday night to meet a smiling but grumpy manger to plead our case for tickets on a tiny train (only 140 people a go!).
"Oh yes, yes, yes. You will get on the train but you must be here early",
“5.30" came the reply - Gulp!
But we were there and we were duly ushered onto the train.
... this Dutch couple in my guest house know some people from St. Oedenrode - and they're going to see if they can help me track down my friends there. (I do a Google search for them every now and then - but so far still nothing.) Let's see if anything comes of this.
Thursday, 14 April, 2011
Well, it didn't take long for these Dutchies to track down my friends! They just used the online Dutch telephone book - and managed to accomplish in ...
... our own. Perfect, half an hour to track down an offie (Aus: bottle-o), you can’t buy alcohol from a supermarket here. I had noticed a “Wine Shop” on the corner up the road, but suspected it would be closed as it was getting late but when we got there it was still open. I asked if they sold wine and I was presented with a bottle of fortified wine, not really what I had in mind, wine isn’t easily available here. I then asked an auto rickshaw driver ...