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Modified 11-Mar-12
Created 11-Mar-12
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The town of Ooty became a retreat for the British Raj in colonial times,to retreat from the heat of the plains.Ooty gained the nickname Snooty Ooty because of all the colonial mansions imported to house the British.Ootys real name is Udhagamandalam but no one can be bothered using the real name.so Ooty it is!

We stayed outside Ooty at the Hotel Sherlock away from all the hustle and bustle of the Town.The Botanical gardens were a peaceful haven,and it was interesting how the gardeners used sprigs of broom to protect the delicate young plants.

We became quite Friendly with an autorickshaw driver called Mr Murali who took us to his mountain temple which was a bit of a walk but well worth it,he then offered to take us to his house for a cuppa and meet his family which was a really nice experience and we too some family photos for him which he was really pleased with.
View from the Hotel SherlockThe Boss in the garden of the Hotel SherlockThe Boss and IViews Over OotyView over Ooty TownTea PickersValentines Day in the MountainsValentines Day in the MountainsDoddabetta View Point  8640 ft above sea levelThe smoking Lady Doddabetta ViewpointTelescope House Doddabetta ViewpointTelescope House Doddabetta ViewpointDoddabetta Viewpoint  Tamil NaduDoddabetta Viewpoint Tamil NaduDoddabetta ViewpointAt Doddabetta Viewpoint Mr MuraliDoddabetta ViewpointDoddabetta ViewpointDoddabetta Veiwpoint Pam and Mr NuraliNr Murali and I Doddabetta Viewpoint

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Keywords:`snooty, ooty, ooty`, udhagamandalam