Youth Hostel (TTDC)

Address: Charing Cross, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Charing Cross, Ootacamund, is near Botanical Gardens.
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Travel Blogs from Ootacamund

I Feel Like Family

A travel blog entry by adventurlandia on Feb 11, 2014

1 comment, 64 photos

... the air. Tah dah. Thank you Wikipedia!] It reminds me of 1/4 of the moto drivers/passengers wear some kind of covering over their mouth to protect the air they breathe. Police officers who direct traffic at intersections wear masks. Blech. Makes me wonder if I should do the same.

On the way back to the Retreat, we stop beside some tea pickers who happily smile and laugh with me about taking a picture of them chopping tea (it's fun to watch as they chop with scissor like ...

No one told us it's cold in India!

A travel blog entry by jennystolborg on Jan 22, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... and found it really quite heavy as it is made with a lot of butter apparently, it also tasted a bit like advent calendar chocolate. Suffice to say Ooty is the first place in India we have bought Dairy Milk and it was delicious :) Local chocolate cost approx 45 p per 100 grams and the diary milk was 40 p for 38 grams!

In order to get out and see a bit of Ooty we booked a days trekking. Its fair to say I was quite anxious about this as when i asked the ...

Down by the Riverside

A travel blog entry by cruising2010 on Feb 18, 2012

34 photos

... had applied lots of deep heat, so he was raring to go, and he did hit a couple of superlative sixes (did I mention there were some short boundaries?) and pick up two wickets. Fred was playing for the Indians, and there was a collective groan when he bowled one of our star batsmen. All was not lost though, as Gary returned the favour when it was his turn to bowl.

Everyone reached for the Voltarin at the drinks break, and I had to apply it to the ...

It's Fun to Stay at the YWCA

A travel blog entry by nicandchris on May 30, 2011

2 comments, 5 photos

... of being unable to catch the miniature train up the mountains we managed to get tickets for the spectacular journey between Ooty and Coonoor, further down the hills. The small diesel train grunts its way along tall ridges, looking down on the picturesque tea plantations and small villages below. Children interrupt their games of cricket as the carriages rattle by to wave greetings, ...

"It's fun to stay at the ..."

A travel blog entry by dolly_would... on Feb 11, 2011


... in Madras. One turns to the other and declares it too damn hot, the only thing for it is to decamp to the hills and wait out the hot weather. But, haul themselves up a mountain? Have all their essentials including the porcelain toilet lugged uphill to a more pleasant climate? Fine, but so dreadfully slow on the back of mules and by the sweat of the local brow. Far too tiresome. No, much better to build a railway and take the train straight there. ...

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