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... to be the only CD they owned. I loved it. I was serenaded by ABBA, songs from Grease, general hits from the seventies and eighties including a couple of Boney M classics as I sipped my chai and played "guess the tune" with other travellers.
Sleeping in the dorm is like sleeping in a ******* fridge though. I remember thinking how cold Munnar was at night. Munnar is a veritable tropical paradise compared to Ooty, it's a good job I've spent the ...
... monologue – As I'm writing this, i'm at my cafe of choice (Cafe Om) and a couple in the next table over is agueing about parents and marriage. The guy is talking about how the girl met his parents and he didn't meet her parents and where the relationship was going. Is it on or is it off. This "marriage" idea seems to be a common theme with my coworkers and Indian couples on a constant basis. My walk over to the cafe with coworkers was dealing with marriage, when to get ...
... the last leg was completed by diesel and we arrived really interested in what would find in Ooty
Our Ooty Train poem (to a steam train rhythm)
We're chugging along on a steam train to Ooty.
The seats are a bit firm, now I've a pain in my booty.
We're in "general" 'cos we're not snooty,
Having great fun on the noisy train to Ooty. ...
We moved up to Ooty, the town above Coonoor, to get better guest houses and just generally, a little more excitement. Ended up staying at the YWCA, a lovely old building turned guesthouse for Indian travellers, tourist families and couples. There was a morning room, a library, a sitting room and a huge kithcen, each bedroom equipped with a fireplace! However, Ooty, and the guesthouse were very very cold and it was rather rainy. Each night Kathy and I would ...
... of minutes what I hadn't been able to do in decades! Apparently my friends - or at least the parents of the family - are still living in the same house they were in way back then. The house has since been designated as a National Monument in Holland. It really is a lovely house. Now that I have their phone number, I will call them as soon as I get back home to Bangkok in a couple of weeks. What a spectacular find! Thanks very much Vincent and Jeannette!