On the way up to the 5th Hole
The 3rd hole.
Lunch at Shinkows - 13A - Chilli Chicken, traffic jam on the Ooty-Coonoor road so we had to go via Kattabettu, Cottage No.2,R played golf in the mornings, I sat out in the lawns and worked on my sampler, afternoon nap, Ketti to see T's new house, Benazir Bhutto assasinated - Pakistan in turmoil, watched a herd of Bison come out of the forest and graze on the hill opposite the golf course, drinks & dinner with friends at Coonoor Club, set off after breakfast, lots of traffic on the Seegur Ghats, no animal sightings in Mudumalai and Bandipur,tiffin at Kamats and back home safe by 6pm.
Came across this Bougainvillea on the roadside in Masanagudi.This is the most spectacular Bougainvillea I've ever seen.It's a little tree.
The 5th Hole - Almost a Hole in One
There's a whole hedge of Aloe Vera at the WGC, another first I've seen.Is this a Camellia or a Magnolia? Beautiful, there was a bush of the same flowers in Hatherly.