Meadows Residency - Ooty
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... rolled tea, this factory produced CTC (cut, torn and curled) tea - vastly inferior! The organic Orange Pekoe which our hosts produce can fetch £45 / kg at auction whereas CTC dust, the lowest of the low, only fetches £8 / kg. Though it ends up costing us much more per kg than the Orange Pekoe after it has been turned into teabags! We finally got back for a very welcome lunch by 3:30, and we are to learn some Indian cooking this evening at 6 which we will then eat for ...
... away! Last stop after lunch was St Stephen's church: lovely church with stained glass windows and well kept. The most interesting things to me was the font complete with: those well known Indian trees: oak and holly! And the plaques on the walls: all British people up to the second world war. Many dying in their 20s or 30s, either in the army or from 'jungle fever' ? Malaria? Also many were obviously the plantation owners and very wealthy. Our hotel: ...
... thing I had arranged in advance for the taxi to pick me up at my guest house - because it was POURING down rain by the time departure time rolled around. Luckily the taxi was on time too - but the driver wasn't the guy I had negotiated the deal with. Rather, it was his "brother" - who bore no resemblance to him - other than having brown skin. I had negotiated a deal with the original guy - but I told him that I wanted a different car than the 50-year ...
... finally taking an excursion to the nearby town of Coonoor. I went to the bus station, found the right bus, and after sitting on it for five minutes, I thought to myself, "Why do I need to go somewhere else when it is perfect here?" So I jumped off the bus and decided to explore a part of Ooty that I had never visited before.
I started walking up a road on one of the many hills surrounding Ooty - and one of the few that I ...
... bar as a pre-dinner snack back in my room.
Now, finally with a hat to protect my head from the scorching afternoon sun, I walked home - and it started raining - for the first time since I was in Ooty.
Tuesday, 22 March, 2011
Like yesterday, I woke up at 6:00 today as well - and went through my morning routine of checking emails, having breakfast, taking a shower, doing a bit of reading and watching a couple of ...