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... br> Yep,.....up at 6:00am and gone by 8:00am, an early morning train was caught which brought me all the way from Kochi to Coimbatore, an approximately 3.5 hour ride!
As if this wasn’t enough, this was followed by a 4 hour private bus ride bringing me all the way to Ootacamund, Ooty for short, ...
... by hand and then woven into a long and flexible ladder, The ladder is only about 10 cm wide so one foot at a time....This latter is hung over the edge of the cliff - the person responsible for securing and holding the ladder is usually the brother-in-law of the person dangling over the cliff - the theory being a brother-in-law would have the best incentive to keep the climber safe to ensure his sister didn't become a widow. Smoking leaves are lowered into the vicinity of the beehives ...
... at least this hotel has a shower and we just crashed for the first day here and explored the town a bit when we woke up. We were incredibly tempted by some super cheap BB guns which have provided hours of childish fun.
The next day we booked ourselves onto a touristy tour of the surrounding area including, excitingly, a safari around a tiger reserve!!! However it wasn't quite as great as we ...
... These were very nice as botanical gardens go and I spent a good few hours wandering about.
Day 3, however, was a cracker! I'd read that Ooty is home to the best motorcycle ride in the world (http://urbanmixtape.in/2011/11/coorg-% E2%80%93-ooty-munnar-route-crowned-the- worlds-ultimate-riding-wonder-at-the-sh ell-advance-malaysian-moto-gp-2011/). Due to having no internet access, I couldn't look it up again when I was there, ...
... doesn't plan to even date before she gets married. She's convinced that when Mr. Right comes along, she'll know it. So there's no need to mess around wasting time with all the Mr. Wrongs. Her reasoning makes sense - from a theoretical and totally unrealistic perspective.
Tuesday, 12 April, 2011
I don't know why it didn't occur to me before, but I finally got the idea to try to walk all the way around Ooty Lake. And it was ...