Sterling Holidays Fern Hill, Ooty
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Of all the Sterling Resorts in India, this one very impressive. Location, views, lawn, flowers, service, layout, design, front elevation, park area, rooms, holiday activities, cooking area everything is metuculously drawn. You can see the entire resorts, both inside the room and outside for yourself.
... 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 ...
... one which was the best I'd ever done. I'm sorely tempted as I write this to head to the end-point Munnar and give it a crack on an Enfield. I found a rental place and took them through my newly devised bike hire checklist:
1. Horn - pass
2. Brakes - pass
3. Helmet that provided some chance of surviving a spill - pass
4. Mirrors - fail, but after a short but emphatic conversation, pass
...And I was on my way. I headed ...
... of South Africa and Australia and there is always four years to practice for the next world cup..
We went on a hike around Ooty with a guide on Wednesday around 18km, was really good, could have been in NZ or Australia, went through a sheep farm, a eucalyptus plantation, a pine forest and ended on a lookout above a national park. Was a really good day.
And still on ...