Short Trip From 40° Celsius To 20° Celsius


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Here is the start: http://www.theautomotiveindia.com/f...ty-missing-years-together-visiting-again.html

I don't want to bore you guys with loooong history.

Started from Coimbatore on 28th Apr 03:00pm and returned back on 30th Apr 08:00pm

Initial Plan:
- 28th (Day 1): Sim's park (Coonoor), night stay at Aruvankadu - Ooty (Uncle home)
- 29th (Day 2): Shooting spot --> Pykara --> Rose Garden --> Botanical Garden
- 30th (Day 3): Dolphin nose --> Kodanad view point --> Catherin falls --> return to CBE

But everything went upside down due to monsoon[frustration]

Day 1

Started by 01:00pm reached coonoor by 06:30. Thanks to the 3 hour traffic jam. So the plan of visiting Sim's park is spoiled. Reached Aruvankadu by 08:00pm, had a great dinner at my uncle's home.

Went for a walk after dinner. Climate was awesome, chill and drizling.

Day 2

Started by 08:00am to Rose Garden. Rose Rose Rose and full of Roses. Could not resist myself from clicking almost all flowers there. Clicked more than 300 snaps.

By 11:00am started towards Shooting spot, mom said why not Dodebetta? Here is where we made a big mistake. It stared raining and we get stuck in a traffic jam for about 2 hours. By 02:00pm reached Dodebetta, sadly all that we could see is mist.[frustration]

Had lunch and reached Shooting spot by 03:00pm. The moment we reached the top, it started raining again. Returned to the car and we wait for around 1 hour for the rain to stop, but with no success. We gave up the plan of Pykara since the monsoon went against us.

We were at Botanical garden by 04:30pm and spent the rest of time there and returned home.

Day 3

Sim's park by 10:00am. Spent around 2 hours there and then started towards Kodanadu via Kothagiri. I didn't expect such a good road in ooty. Not even a single pothole. Before we reached Kodanad view point, it started raining. Had lunch and we were waiting for the rain to stop. Around 03:00pm, the sky was clear. Had a great view.

On the return journey went to Catherin falls. 5km drive towards falls was scary. It was a single road. One should scratch the car against bushes and stones to allow on-coming traffic. (thank God, once I got a mini bus on the opposite side, I found a safe place to park my car aside)

It was disappointing not much water from the falls.

Here are the few snaps.
 

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Second set of photographs
 

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Forth set of photographs
 

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Final set of snaps. Hope you guys like.

Cheers.
 

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Re: Short trip from 40 deg celcius to 20 deg celcius

Just wow!!!!
This just refreshed my memories of visit to Ooty.

Yes the shooting spot you will have to take left just after the circle and a small stall, in dobetta.

Did you visit the Madras regiment center?

One can see a factory as well, in thick tea plantation.

Your Honda city looks cute too...
 
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Re: Short trip from 40 deg celcius to 20 deg celcius

Very nice photo's.. your car too looks very nice..

BTW, did you use your car to travel in and around the city / hired one ?
 
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Re: Short trip from 40 deg celcius to 20 deg celcius

Did you visit the Madras regiment center?
You mean the military regiment in Wellington? We just passed through it.

Your Honda city looks cute too...
Thanks buddy[:)]

Very nice photo's.. your car too looks very nice..
Thanks dear[:)]

BTW, did you use your car to travel in and around the city / hired one ?
Yes, I used my car throughout the trip.
 
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Re: Short trip from 40 deg celcius to 20 deg celcius

Nothing much but the pics serves the purpose. Awesome clicks !! Can make out how good the trip was.. Excellent writing mate:kewlpics:

Drive Safe
Santosh.V
 
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Re: Short trip from 40 deg celcius to 20 deg celcius

Nothing much but the pics serves the purpose. Awesome clicks !! Can make out how good the trip was.. Excellent writing mate:kewlpics:
Thanks buddy. Rain spoiled most of our happy moments[frustration]
 
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Hey Buddy Excellent pics,

Your trip remembers my College IV trip .. I know how you enjoyed those climate b'coz i'm also in Chennai[frustration]..


How you feel Chennai climate after you return from OOTY?
 
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Excellent pics Mr. Boss, had been to Ooty as a kid but that was a long time back, your pics incite me to make a trip again.
Btw that old city looks very well maintained for its age (Kudos!)
 
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