Sunbird Garden Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... high altitude and required a a lot of steep stair climbing... I was surprised at how many old people were getting up there, and also surprised at how many people brought their little kids along (like kids younger than 4). The cave was pretty touristy, but I noticed we were still the only non-Indians there, I think Kerala is a popular tourist place for indian people. After the cave we found a elephant ride spot and of course had to ride ...
... me... Little do I know that through bus and state park hijinks that I will not be let off at the bus station of choice. Oh, no. The park will not be open at the ungodly hour of 4am (ok. yes this is truely late, but it's the latest bus leaving Bangalore on Fri night!) and I will have to go all the way to Ooty (you say this oooh - tea), the end of the road. Luckily my hotel reservations are made with this uncommonly amazing retreat named - Jungle Retreat - oh, so original ;). Well, ...
... so that we all get a room to ourselves now and then... So tonight I'm staying with the 40 year old French lady who has clearly come to India to 'find' herself... She disguises this by saying she's come to learn about Ayurvedic medicines...hmm... So far she has not shown herself to be the life and soul of the party! There are tons of long ...
... rubber, cardamom and coffee. There are said to be some wild elephants in the forest - which I would love to see but imagine they are illusive.
However I did see a very pretty little working elephant being led along the road yesterday, carrying an enormous load in his trunk.
On my last day in Mysore I explored 50k north to tick off a few temples, at
Melokote, a Hindu town, with a beautiful 12ct temple on the ...
After a satisfying and relaxing stay in Ooty, time to go back to Bangalore. But we had plans en route as well.
Since we had the entire day at our disposal, we started off casually, with the complimentary breakfast at our hotel, and on the long winding and unwinding journey from the top of the Nilgiris to the base.
We were cherishing the cool fresh air of the Queen of the hills, and taking in a final set of views to save in our memories for ever.
Though the journey ...