Next we got in a local bus from Gandhipuram to Mettupalayam which is arround 40 KM and takes an hour to reach. We reached Mettupalayam bus stand and got in a share taxi who dropped us in Ooty a.k.a Udhagamandalam in 3 hours which is around 30 KM.
|Chocolate and Oil shop|
|Near Otty Railway station|
|Way to Otty lake|
|Way to Otty lake|
|Near Otty bus stand|
|Vishu's car parked in Cherai Beach Resort|
Next morning we checked out hotel at 5:00 AM and headed towards Cherai in Vidhu's car. It was still dark when we started
|Early morning just started from our hotel at 5:00 AM|
|NH 47 On the way to Cherai / Kochi from Coimbatore|
We have spent sometime in Cherai Beach which is a very pleasant place for hang out.
|Cherai Beach Resort entrance gate|
|Parking place in Cherai Beach resort|
|One of the cottage in Cherai Beach Resort|
|Another cottage in Cherai Beach Resort|
|Back side of Cherai Beach Resort surrounded by Back Water|
|Shadow in Back Water|
|Front side of Cherai Beach Resort with evening view of Arabian Sea|
|Arabian Sea in front of Cherai Beach Resort|
Next day we planned to get up by 10:00 AM to get the breakfast but sadly got up at 12:00 to check out the room. I had fallen sick, so had to get to a doctor. After that we drove down to a Kochi which is 20 KM from there. On our way we booked one of the hotel and checked in that hotel at arround 2:00 PM. We 3 happily slept for entire day and recharged our body. At night Vidhu and I went for dinner in some nearby place and got some juice. Night was again recharge session, so we slept and got up next day sharply at 7:00 AM. Went inside the restaurant and I had breakfast as if I did not have anything for last one week. I think other 2 creatures also had same way like me. You see I did not have time to check what they are eating because I was busy with mine.
We checked out that hotel and headed towards Fort Koch which is about 25 KM from here. Driving condition is good and it is a beautiful place. With our online map, we did not have much trouble and promptly went to Mattanchery Palace which was originally built by the Portuguese, and modified by the Dutch afterwards. We are not allowed to take pictures of this palace. Opposite to the palace, there is a jetty where people travel daily. I have seen Amet Cruises
We got in a bus to Salem and then back to Bangalore next day at 6:00 AM.
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