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Old 5th December 2009, 14:44   #121
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Day 2, November 28th 2009 Continued

Wax World.


After our lovely pizzas we went to the Wax World. Nothing in comparison with the Madam Tussad's at London and Amsterdam, but an attempt at it. Heard that they are having difficulty in running the museum.

Wax world is on the way to Conoor from Charring Cross. It is very near to Charring Cross. We reached there by 17:15PM.

Power Puff Girls at the entrance of Wax World
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Senior Power Puff Girl with the Wax World Mascot
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Wax World Museum
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Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
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Mahatma Gandhi

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Chatrapathi Shivaji
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Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
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Dr. Manmohan Singh
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Sir Vishweshwaraiya
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Subash Chandra Bose
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Rabindranath Tagore
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Bhagat Singh
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Bal Gangadhar Tilak
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Mother Teresa
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Veerappan !!??
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Old TV and Radios.
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That TV shutter reminds me of my childhood, when I used to find a way to open that and watch the TV and close it back as if nothing had happened .



Old telephone
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Nice Flower
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Cabbage Fields - right behind the museum.
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Fresh Cabbage from the field. It was refreshing to touch it - so fresh.
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Old 5th December 2009, 15:36   #122
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Day 2, November 28th 2009 Continued

Tiger Hill - Lovedale - Ketty


We just drove towards Coonor. On the way we came to a place called Tiger hills. You have to take a left and go for a few kilometers. Roads does not seem to take vehicle traffic after a while. You can trek up here if you are interested.


Tiger Hill
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Sun's evening rays have given a nice shine to the trees
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Lovedale
We continued further and reached Lovedale by 17:45PM. This station was constructed in 1907. Just looked around the Toy Train station and moved on.


Red Riding Hood and Power Puff girls at Lovedale
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We've got a train to catch
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Power Puff girls at Lovedale
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Landslides
About 2KM before reaching Ketty you can see the devastation caused by the recent landslides. It is quite a sad sight. I'll post about that later on.


Ketty
We reached Ketty train station by 18:15PM. This station was constructed in 1908.


Power Puff girls at Ketty
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Power Puff girls doing a Chaiyya Chaiyya at Ketty
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It was getting cold and dark, so we decided to call it a day and return.



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Day 2, November 28th 2009 Continued

Ketty - Charring Cross - Resort.


We left Ketty by 18:30PM, reached Charring Cross by 19:00PM.

Spent half an hour here seeing the lit fountain and enjoying ice creams. They switch off the fountain by 20:00PM. If you are planning to see the fountain, please take a note of it.


Tried some exposure stunts, some came well, some did not.


Charring Cross fountain in the night
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A close up
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Power Puff girls near the Fountain
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We reached the resort by 19:45PM, and the girls rushed to their Mummy to tell their experiences of the day. Looking at that itself was a sight. Mummy had a relaxed day and was enjoying the sudden attention that she got!! and of course the chocolates from the chocolate factory!!




See a happy reunion of all the power Puff girls!!
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We ordered some dinner and retired for the day. Kids talking about their experiences through the night. I listened to it till I dozed off.

What a wonderful day it was, no plans when you got out, but yet so wonderfully spent.
We had been to so many places, we were relaxed, we had icecreams, we had pizzas, we had chocolates, and of all we had loads of fun.
Except for Ketty, we were never more than 5Kms from Ooty.


Ooty Rocks!!

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good snaps...where is that tunnel leading to
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good snaps...where is that tunnel leading to
Since it was dark it gave a perception like a tunnel. It's just that the track is in between two side walls.

The direction the kids are going is towards Conoor, the opposite is Ooty. This is the toy train track between Ooty and Conoor. The train service was stopped due to the recent landslides, and hence we were walking on the tracks
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Come on guys, say something. Give a feedback, encourage me to write the next set.

Today I was feeling that I posted and posted but no one cared



Yet to come are
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Lalu it is saturday and everone would have gone to some destination.So you will get the feedback only on monday dude
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Lalu it is saturday and everone would have gone to some destination.So you will get the feedback only on monday dude
Ok shishir, then let's see what's up on Monday :(



Guys let me know whether you liked it till now, any changes required, etc..
If you guys encourage me enough only I'll go on
I'm becoming Kiddish.

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man don't stop those exclusive clarity pic.....i will be there to encourage you...
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man don't stop those exclusive clarity pic.....i will be there to encourage you...
Thanks shishir for the support and kind words.
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lalu i couldn't believe that we have one more madam tussad galary here...nice one...really nice...Lalu do ont thing post these on monday rather than now..so everyone will see it or else many will miss this thread when this refresh BHP forum
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lalu i couldn't believe that we have one more madam tussad galary here...nice one...really nice...Lalu do ont thing post these on monday rather than now..so everyone will see it or else many will miss this thread when this refresh BHP forum

They are not Madam Tussad's . I just used that for a comparison.

This is a tiny Ooty local version. But I was told that they are having problems to sustain and keep it open. There's hardly anything there. Before you realise that you entered you exit the museum. Anyways its just a few minutes of our time. Further there is ample parking space, and the cabbage field behind it is nice.


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Great going laluks.Photos are good.Never knew there is a wax museum in Ooty.Lovedale station looks good in snaps.I was wondering how you allowed your powerpuff into the railway tunnel but realized that the train was off the tracks due to landslides.Good work with your camera.
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Great going laluks.Photos are good.Never knew there is a wax museum in Ooty.Lovedale station looks good in snaps.I was wondering how you allowed your powerpuff into the railway tunnel but realized that the train was off the tracks due to landslides.Good work with your camera.
Thanks gajadonga.

That is actually not a tunnel. The shadows give that perception
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I never knew there was a wax meuseum.By the way the number of pic you have shown of those personalities i thought it was a big room but only to get shock by your statement.
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