Welcom Regency Villa

Udagamandalam, Ooty, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India | Hotel
 

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The Steam Train to Ooty

A travel blog entry by portways

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... chance to take in the stunning scenery and the rapidly changing flora and fauna from coconuts and beetle-nut plantations down below to tea plantations and pine forests up above.


We reveled in seeing real green around us again, 3 weeks after leaving England and it was a great way to get up the hill. As the engine appeared to getting a ...

Tea and toy trains

A travel blog entry by sarah_dixon

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... then hinted that he might like a cup of tea for his trouble!! We gave him some money for it and sat down on a bench seat. We were then joined by a lot of women and children as the bus gradually filled up, and finally by one woman who stood in front of us and put her handbag on my lap for safekeeping while Kathy had another shove a bag under her legs.

At Aravanu, we hopped off and wound our way down the hill. On coming across 2 men, we checked we ...

Ooty 3

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

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... asked me to stand up to do so - before photographing me. Another group of teenage boys thought I wouldn't mind if they put their arms around my shoulders while they were photographing me. One of them would have sat on my lap had I not suggested the arm of the bench as a more appropriate alternative. I always knew what it was like to LOOK like Brad Pitt. Now I know what it feels like to be TREATED like him.

Actually, even though it keeps ...

The ghats

A travel blog entry by martandlog

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... without even discussing it, that we would have to move hotels. We made the arrangements and heading back to our underwhelming hotel. I was concerned Mr Gillies would take offence to our early departure so when I spoke to reception in the morning, I made up a story that we had bumped into some friends and where moving to another hotel to stay with them. Then my fears were realised, Mr Gillies appeared, he had heard what I had said and was shocked with the news. He told ...

Ooty 1

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

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... complete opposite end of the town from my guest house, I once again took a rickshaw home. If ever there was a time to blow nearly a dollar, this was it.

I'll close out this day's report with some news from back home in Bangkok. I have often joked that in Thailand, it is possible for it to be hot in the cool season - but never for it to be cool in the hot season. What I should have said is that it cannot be cool in Thailand in the hot season - if I'm ...

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This hotel, located on Udagamandalam, Ooty, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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