Saturday, January 1, 2011

The lure of Udagamandalam


A while ago I got a mail from http://in.spotandtell.com that they like my blogs and invited me to be a member of their community. The current contest promises the winners...

The prize for the contest includes:
2 nights/3 days accommodation for two people
15% discount on food and beverage
15% discount on spa treatment from Kairali health ayurveda

Oh! I read it and simply wanted to participate. All it takes is write about them and link to your blog! That's it !!

Now they want to know why I want to go to www.naharretreat.com

It's been 5.5yr in Bangalore and I am yet to go to Udagamandalam or Ooty. Due to some reason have not been there yet. As a naughty Mumbai kid Ooty was always part of a threat, parents boomed "You will go straight to Lovedale, if you misbehave." That was to invoke the fear of boarding schools.
Seen it in so many movies now want to see it in real.

While in the dreams Ooty was the queen of hill stations. If I win this contest I want to go to Nahar's and pamper my self with some wellness treatments. I'll do the chocolates, the toy train and turn the hands of the clock in the botanical garden back to the old days. I will enjoy Ooty which seems to be this alluring place ever since the last three decades. Plus winning this contest will make the stay special!

7 comments:

Sarah Jones said...

Hi!
Thank you for posting your comment about why you would like to win on http://in.spotandtell.com/.
Can you please ask one of your friends to post a comment on our website also below your post.
You have to get at least one other person to comment on your comment.

Best regards,
Sarah Jones

Anonymous said...

Hi Anjali,

You have travelled to many places. I am surprised you have not travelled to OOTY. May you win this chance to travel to OOTY. May your dreams come true :D

Anjali said...

Hi Anon

Thank you, it would have helped to have this comment on spotandtell! You would have helped me win :)

Yeah travel is one of my loves and have done Kerala, Karanataka, Bengal, Sikkim, a bit of Gujarat and UP

In Tamil Nadu I have traveled only to Chennai and Vellore. I so want do it now especially while I am still based in the south.

Also I tend not to go to standard tourist places. So Ooty was always marked for later. Hope this will be the chance!

Sarah Jones said...

Hi, Contacting you from Spot and Tell, we Might announce the winner of the Nahar retreat's contest, I would like to confirm with you, if you win, when do you plan to visit the place, it is valid until May 2011.

Anjali said...

Aha! That sounds good. April or May tentatively.

Anagha said...

Oh Anjali all the best u will win the contest.......
Anagha

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