Travelogue : Ooty Through My Eyes 👁👁

Welcome to my travel diary. Hope you have fun turning over the pages.

Recently I went to Ooty and trust me when I say, it is indeed the queen of hills.  To be honest, I have been to many hill stations before but Ooty made me want to stay there for a few more days. Unfortunately I  had to wrap up the trip in just 2 days (not enough) but still enough for it to leave a mark on my mind. I have a little treat for you guys. This time it’s 2 in 1 blog. It’s not just a Picture Story Blog but has a detailed Vlog too. In short,

  • I made a video which I think does more justice to the roads than the pictures do. I would urge you all to watch the video as well as check out the still photography in here. The video is not on YouTube so no I am not going to ask you guys to like, share and subscribe (yet) 😉  Just let me know if you liked it or not and that would be enough for me.  
  • However, if you would rather enjoy watching the pictures than video then you’re more than welcome to hop on and enjoy Ooty through my eyes. 

Lights, Camera, Action !!!

Udagamandalam (also known as Ootacamund (About this soundlisten )), and abbreviated as Udhagai and popularly known as Ooty  (About this soundlisten is a town and a municipality in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu. It is a popular hill station located in the Nilgiri Hills. 
It’s almost 300 kms from Bangalore and the best route to reach Ooty from there is via Mysore and Bandipur National park which again is a tourist attraction. Follow the below route if you ever plan your trip from Bangalore. 

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As promised, here’s the video  :

If you skipped on it then without taking much of your time, I present you my journey in the form of Picture Story and let you guys decide whether Ooty deserves to be called Queen Of Hills or not.

PS: Do read the captions for each picture.

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It was a sunny sunny day. Although breezy enough not to feel hot.
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Not without my sunglasses. Big time savior. Trust me.
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Spotted !!!  If your luck is by your side, you will be able to spot various wildlife creatures in Bandipur National Park. This park spans an area of 2,183 km2 (843 sq mi) making it the largest protected area in southern India and the largest habitat of wild elephants in south Asia.
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We weren’t lucky enough to spot Tigers and Elephants but something’s better than nothing. Right?
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Greenery all around!!! This place felt like heaven.
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And some more…
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Camping is the best option if you’re going with your friends. It feels great.
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This view though…
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Aventura : This is where we decided to camp in and it was the best decision.
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Because Tea is life ( for some) 😛
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Night View !!!
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Loved the lighting.
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The days are hot and the nights are super cold. Even in Summers. Make sure to carry your own jacket or you will freeze(Just like me).
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The one with Jon Snow.
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The place where we stayed had this awesome view. Loved it.
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Tea Plantations are a treat to the eyes and you will see quite a lot of them there.
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Another tourist attraction is the Pykara Lake. You can do boating or just enjoy its beauty.
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Found these fresh carrots on our way and I must say they were sweet and delicious. 
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The whole trip was completed in 2 days. It was dam exhausting but the beauty of this place made the trip worth it.

There is something mysterious and magical in how a trip can be tiring yet refreshing. It was freezing cold at night and if it was not for the bonfire, I don’t know how I would have managed. I did not bring any jacket with me since I thought it’s summer and well I should have done my research well. But I enjoyed this experience and cannot wait for my next trip (hopefully better planned). 

PS: Have you ever planned a trip without proper research, maybe which was hectic but you enjoyed it thoroughly? Let me know. I am all ears. Errr eyes.  Also, let me know if you have ever been to Ooty or plan to? I might be of little help. 

For all the happy traveling souls out there,

I Heart You All ❤


© Photography and Video was taken and conceptualized by Missbindas 

Feel free to share and re-blog my posts if you like them. For daily updates and to know how’s the new house you can connect with me on Instagram:@alwaysmissbindas ~ Head Full Of Dreams  and Twitter: Missbindas ♥ 

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  1. A wonderful video and photos.. thank you for sharing your journey and allowing us to see your world through your eyes!!.. 🙂

    “Life gives us brief moments with another, but sometimes in those brief moments we get memories that last a lifetime, So live that your memories will be part of your happiness.”

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  2. That’s a great collection of photos and well captioned!! And you were right, 2 days is much too less and you surprisingly able to cover quite a lot of land in those days!! A great collection nonetheless!!

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