Ooty - Fern Hill, A Sterling Holidays Resort
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... enough the guide (Thorthey) actually worked with the BBC when they were filming the series about Indian hill railways which was the programme that made me want to go to Ooty in the first place, which was cool. He was a very knowledgeable guide and when discussing the local flora and fauna, he reassured us that there were very few dangerous animals in this part of India, no snakes, no elephants, but then went on to say "oh, but we ...
... by a lovely garden. The twin-bedded room cost about R5000 per night including breakfast. We were the only guests on the first night.
After a late lunch in the restaurant, a conservatory which had been added on to the house, we walked to the Green Shop where Shirley bought some tea and we had a brief look at the Bee Museum. Then we walked to Holy Trinity Church, and crossed the road to St Stephen's Church which is the oldest church in the Nilgiri Hills dating from 1829. ...
... hat I asked a shopkeeper standing in front of his shop where I might find one. He pointed me in the right direction, but not without trying afterward to lure me into his shop to buy a suit. He told me that he "had had the pleasure of serving the former US president, Mr. Bill Clinton - and his wife Hillary" - in his shop. I asked him with amazement, "So Bill and Hillary Clinton have been to Ooty?!" "No, no, no. I served them before - when I had a shop in Delhi." He ...
We had fun hanging out in our new abode, my children making dens in the bedroom, and trying to discover something about our invisible host on the internet. Daniels last name is Taghioff and it seems he does environmental work in the jungles here with the tribal peoples. He has Osho books too, so I've been perusing one, in which there was this interesting quote that I rather liked:
'Nobody is really ill. In fact, the society is ill, individuals are victims. ...
... blind corners, sometimes whilst holding his mobile phone, and once doing both at the same time, it was a welcome relief to stop for a restorative cup of hot, sweet tea.
Sunday was day off for the students on the course, and Ilona, the Centre manager, had arranged for us to visit the clinic and shelter which the Indian Project for Animals and Nature (IPAN) ran at Hill View Farm in Mavanalla, some 40 kilometres away. IPAN had been involved with ...