Nilgiri Mountain Railway – A UNESCO World Heritage

Nilgiri mountain railway A UNESCO heritage site

The Nilgiri Mountain Railway was declared UNESCO’s world heritage site in 2005. British built it in 1908 and train runs on 1,000 mm track known as meter gauge and also known as a toy train. Nilgiri mountain railway runs from Mettupalayam to Ooty (Udagamandalam) via Coonoor in the Nilgiri Hills. Though it takes longers to … Read moreNilgiri Mountain Railway – A UNESCO World Heritage

Ooty and Coonoor – A Weekend Trip in Monsoon

Ooty and Coonoor - A Weekend Trip in Monsoon

Ooty and Coonoor are far from North of India and there is no direct flight. The nearest airport of Coimbatore is approx 100 Km. Though I had traveled to Tirupur many times via Coimbatore for official work but never had time to these two places. Finally, I got an opportunity to visit Tirupur for some … Read moreOoty and Coonoor – A Weekend Trip in Monsoon