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5 things to do in Ooty

Ooty is ridden, in fact overtly so, with tourists and is completely stripped off its colonial charms during the season. Though things to do in Ooty are plenty, the crowd can be tad overwhelming if you are visiting the little hill station in the Nilgiris during say, March – May. 552 more words


Nilgiri Journals Part 1 - Getting there

There is a 3 year old kid emptying his bladder in the seat next to mine. His brother is busy jumping from one cabin over to the next, screaming every time he does a hop. 610 more words


A Monkey Parade!

No, not the parade for hopeful courting teenagers!

This was a trooping ‘home’ of scores of simians across the roof behind the Gateway hotel in… 96 more words


Ten Thousand Shades Of Green.....

I had forgotten the smell of the hills. The fresh clean smell of rarefied mountain air mingled with the spicy fragrance of eucalyptus and the aroma of crushed tea leaves. 919 more words


Unforgettable Journeys: Road Trip in The Nilgiris

As I was cleaning out my closet, my eyes fell upon a small album tucked unobtrusively between other books. I began flipping through its well-worn pages and old memories tumbled out. 88 more words



I miss my school days, but most of all I miss the time at Army School, Wellington. Its that one time in my life I would love to relive. 441 more words

Silent Saturday No 21

Tea Estate in Coonoor, The Nilgiris, South of India