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... driver as we all drove downtown in the Sachmobile. Charleston is a cool laid back city. Seemed like the people there were either super rich or super poor. We wandered the streets and checked out the city market, where you can watch locals weave baskets. Today being September 11th the flags outside the custom and excise building were flying at half mast, and people had written messages of sympathy on the pavement.
... for the roses to get it fully blooming in the busiest summer time. Being there in the wrong time made us to return back after getting a small pack of homemade chocolates from a nearby shop. There was a sales counter but the sales person wasn't there, so my wife's plans to buy few rose plants was spoiled too.
It was around 2.30 PM, we were looking for a restaurant for lunch near the botanical garden. For our surprise, all the restaurants were full ...
... a bit of discomfort for me.
We arrived at Ooty Station at about 11:40, some 4 1/2 hours after our departure from Mettupalayam. As we exited the station, Vasan, the very nice fellow from my compartment, offered to help me find accommodation. He knew a phone number that you could call from anywhere in India - tell them what you were looking for and what your budget was - and they would send you an SMS with some recommendations. They ...
... house I had once stayed in, and one did seem a possibility, but my memories were far too faded to be sure. The gate of the bungalow was locked up and there was no-one to enquire from. Just next door was the Pasteur Institute manufacturing anti-rabies vaccine.
Seeing the sign for a tea factory we went the direction indicated, and the walking went on and on for it was such a long way. Then at last we came to the Highfield tea factory run by Swami ...
... really 'the secret treasure of the Nilgiri's'? And with the cold in the air just as it had been in Ooty was it really the worlds second best climate?
A policeman directed us to some lodgings which were right beside a bar, saying if there was any problem he'd sort it out for us. I didn't fancy being surrounded by drunkenness, so I enquired further for a place and someone sent us right up the hill to a hotel called the ...
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