Nilgiri Woodlands

Race Course Road, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ootacamund

The train to Ooty

A travel blog entry by philippastevens


... using a steam locomotive. It goes incredibly slowly taking about 5 hours to travel 45km. It stopped about 4 times on the way to refill the locomotive boiler with water which I wasn't expecting, but of course I know absolutely nothing about steam trains. The hill climb is pretty steep as far as trains are concerned - the track has an extra rack in the middle and the train uses a rack and pinion system to ease its way up the hill. The train was developed in order to help ...

Ooty 5

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... br> My friend Craig commented on the fact that the local women cover themselves in their very conservative dresses called "saris" - and while they are not willing to show their shoulders - or even their ankles - somehow it is acceptable to show their bellies hanging out - and the bigger the better. I figure this must be a way to show their "prosperity" - and showing off prosperity apparently trumps modesty.

Often I will see a pretty girl walking ...

Ooty 4

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy


... his alternative of buying it directly from an importer in Taiwan. Still, it was an interesting and worthwhile exercise even though it turned out to not make economic sense.

Wednesday, 06 April, 2011

Even though it's just Thursday, 07 April as I write this, I have already forgotten what I did on this day - which means that I probably didn't do anything special. Just my usual reading in the morning; going into town for ...

Coonoor to Bokkapuram

A travel blog entry by susiewoo


... or reserved though and I had to walk right down to the aisle contemplating a long journey of standing, when at the front, even though a hat was reserving the front seats, I enquired from a man nearbye if I could sit there. The man said to do so and took the hat, which was his own. Maybe he'd been reserving the seats for possible friends coming on, and that was our good fortune, for now we had a grand view and prime seats for the journey ahead.
The views were ...

Emeralde, Porthimund and Parson's Valley

A travel blog entry by indianature


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A small country shrine by the side of the potato fields

Beautiful wild dahlias

Potatoes, ...


This hotel, located on Race Course Road, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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