Travel Blogs from Mysore, India

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A stint in Mysore, Mysore, India travel blog

A stint in Mysore

A travel blog entry by mxharris

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Mysore   Happy Indian Independence Day!   After a harrowing journey to Mysore in which we saw 3 separate auto accidents, we were all a bit shell shocked, and took some time to recoup before seeing the city.  We headed to ...

MYSORE, MYSORE, India travel blog

MYSORE

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... Glastonbury." Ben and I look at each other dumbfounded wondering which dumb ass person has raved on about Glastonbury because here in Mysore that is the only thing England is famous for! As we walk we are approached by many people selling a whole variety ...

What a load of bullocks!, Mysore, India travel blog

What a load of bullocks!

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... "Parklane Hotel" no less however I do not think that it lived up to it's London counterpart (nice though it was). Mysore's palace was particulaly impressive with some of the most intracate ivory inlaid doors I have ever seen (and on this trip inlaid ...

Maharaja madness!, Mysore, India travel blog

Maharaja madness!

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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... living in such a place, it must've been nice for some! This morning we caught a bus up Chamundi Hill, with views over Mysore and a Hindu temple on top. It's a pilgrimage site, and once inside the temple we found ourselves caught up in unfamiliar Hindu ...

A journey from broad-band to broad-land, Bangalore and Mysore, India travel blog

A journey from broad-band to broad-land

A travel blog entry by andreaturner

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... . :: Magical Mysore :: The weekend sent me exploring outside the city's boundaries to one of southern India's most treasured destinations, Mysore, an old-fashioned haven just 4-hours south of Bangalore. Its rolling land is part of the Deccan ...

The Worst Name for a City, Mysore, India travel blog

The Worst Name for a City

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... were quick to correct me.  So my sore it is.    The highlight here is the stunning Mysore Palace, where unfortunately, no photography is permitted inside. This is also a major tourist destination for those ...

Kadama 27: Kesava Temple and Feeding Monkey's, Mysore, India travel blog

Kadama 27: Kesava Temple and Feeding Monkey's

A travel blog entry by audreyrattay

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Today we actually went to a waterfall, not a water park. It was about two hours north of Mysore and even though the water levels were down, it was still gorgeous! This monsoon season has been very dry for India making the falls less animated but the ...

Bangalore and Mysore: New India, Incorporated, Mysore, India travel blog

Bangalore and Mysore: New India, Incorporated

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... , rise up in actions, May righteous methods be your guide; May you all prosper ever with Almighty's grace. Moving on to Mysore, the legendary place where the goddess Durga defeated the demon buffalo, I traveled to the clean tree-lined suburbs of ...

Kadama 26: Mysore, Mysore, India travel blog

Kadama 26: Mysore

A travel blog entry by audreyrattay

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... dinner at the Beer Garden which must be the place for white people to hang out at .Literally there were about 40 white people eating there! Mysore is full of tourists and I am not sure how I feel about it. The Mysore Palace is lit up at night so we talked ...

The way to Mysore. ., Mysore, India travel blog

The way to Mysore. .

A travel blog entry by bloomer

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... in Mysore, then make my escape to Ooty, a mountain town famous for it's temperate climate and cool nights. . . Making it into Mysore, after a couple of tries, I found the Guptha Hotel, a good price for Mysore in the center--350 rupees. A television, and ...

Mysore., Mysore, India travel blog

Mysore.

A travel blog entry by bloomer

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... for the sandalwood oil, it could have been much worse, and it is of good quality and smells wonderful. . . All in all, Mysore I found to be a highly friendly and accessible city, as Indian cities go, and I felt comfortable there the whole time. ...

Cricket, palace, temple and of course, food!, Bangalore and Mysore, India travel blog

Cricket, palace, temple and of course, food!

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... rick-shaw drivers who, despite all having meters, refused to use them and always demanded high charges from us. Mysore - the Maharaja Palace and the Somnathapur Temple From Bangalore we visited charming Mysore, known for its massive palace, market ...

Silky skills, Mysore, India travel blog

Silky skills

A travel blog entry by bush-trotters

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Now there's a first, the overnight train to Mysore actually arrived early! Mind you, we could have done with an extra hours sleep and were slightly stranded at 6am as nowhere opens until at least 10. Mysore itself is a small city, and certainly one of the ...

Mysore Eyes!, Mysore, India travel blog

Mysore Eyes!

A travel blog entry by tavini

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... The result is usually a headache. Still, what an experience!  We didn't do much else here, despite the fact that Mysore has several other attractions worth seeing. We were tired and we took advantage of our nice hotel room, after our ...

A Palace & Ashtanga Yoga, Mysore, India travel blog

A Palace & Ashtanga Yoga

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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... in Mysore. Nathan couldn't move since he had to stand in the bus and I couldn't see since I was blinded from the dust. Mysore is great city with a beautiful palace, a great market (Devaraja Market) and some world class yoga. We only stayed 1.5 days ...

Mysore again. ., Mysore, India travel blog

Mysore again. .

A travel blog entry by bloomer

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So it was back to the hotel Guptha in Mysore for some rest. No "doctor" and no market, just a simple dinner and some HBO, perhaps some NatGeo channel, then off to sleep. Of course, it being a simple run up into Bangalore, we dawdled in the morning, ...

Three days in an Indian prison cell. . . ., Mysore, India travel blog

Three days in an Indian prison cell. . . .

A travel blog entry by bloomer

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... soon will come, traffic. . " So we passed the time making conversation with officer #293 of the Somnathpur branch of the Mysore Highway police. . Some three and a half hours later, another officer finally showed up, riding the bus. He asked for my ...

The Mustache Palace, Mysore, India travel blog

The Mustache Palace

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Mysore is an enchanting southwest Indian city famed for its Maharaja's Palace and high quality silk.  The Palace is quite the place to behold and the town had enough sites to keep me busy for a day.   I caught a bus from Bangalore with just ...

short hop south, Mysore, India travel blog

short hop south

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... said, it was in a central location, I had already paid for the room, and it was (relatively) cheap. A lot of cows in Mysore.  Maybe because of the area of the city I was staying in but I saw more cows per capita (is that a ...

Day trip, Srirangapatnam, India travel blog

Day trip

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... Sultan, and is now a fort town featuring the spot where he was killed. Apparently, it 'makes a fascinating day trip from Mysore' (my footprint guidebook!) so thats exactly what i decided to do.       First place didn't start ...

Mysore, Mysore, India travel blog

Mysore

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... inland and they were finishing the remainder of their time in India back on the coast in Varkala. Our next destination, the city of Mysore (via one nights non discript stop at Kalicut)we got to by bus. And again the driver wasn't too bad at his job ...

City of Sandalwood, Spice,Oils and Incense!, Mysore, India travel blog

City of Sandalwood, Spice,Oils and Incense!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 21 ; Three hour bus northeast to Mysore, Waved goodbye to Kerala and said hello to a whole new state, Karnataka, pronounced with a d instead of the t! V.bumpy bus ride, made you feel like jelly! NH 212 I think, nice long winding road down, not like ...

Mutton intestines, Mysore, India travel blog

Mutton intestines

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... around too.         Next i went onto the Maharaja's palace, the main reason most people come to Mysore. Today the whole Indians pay 20 RS, foreigners pay 100 RS really annoyed me, but i paid and went in. To be honest ...

slip-n-slide, baby, slip-n-slide..., Mysore, India travel blog

slip-n-slide, baby, slip-n-slide...

A travel blog entry by troseen

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The last time i was in india, i remember getting foot massages and head massages for the price of a Latte back home. this time around a head/foot massage isn't going to do the trick. i needed more. i feel that it's important to work hard in life, but ...

Love Letters for Andy, Mysore, India travel blog

Love Letters for Andy

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

On arrival in Bangalore we transferred onto the Mysore train, second class this time. Foregoing the luxuries of Madras, we checked into the simple and typically Indian Sangeetha Hotel, into a small basic room. On checking poste restante Andy discovered ...

Maharajah central, Mysore, India travel blog

Maharajah central

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... overnight bus to Bangalore, a large and hectic city and then blearily walked halfway across town to successfully catch a 3 hour train to Mysore. Upon getting out of the train station at Mysore I was instantly set upon by a crowd of eager taxi and ...

Boating with Crocs and Brindavan Gardens, Mysore, Karnataka, India travel blog

Boating with Crocs and Brindavan Gardens

A travel blog entry by ruthbarz

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... we heard there were lots of crocodiles and also the Brindavan Gardens.  Whenever I told an Indian that I was living in Mysore (while traveling and not in Mysore, that is) they always mentioned the Brindavan Gardens.  Since Southern India is so ...

mysore and a friend, Mysore, India travel blog

mysore and a friend

A travel blog entry by mlillie

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... is Pernille and she is from Norway and working on environmental and their impact on a local tribal people in India. She was on break for the weekend in Mysore.  Her fieldwork is taking place in a remote area about 4 hours from here and sounds ...

yum, yum...hurts so good., Mysore, India travel blog

yum, yum...hurts so good.

A travel blog entry by troseen

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... arrived in india to spend 2 months doing my photography and also practicing yoga at the AYRI (Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute) in Mysore. the school is the product of Sri Patabi Jois, the forefather of modern day Ashtanga yoga. Sri Jois teaches there ...

mysore, Mysore, India travel blog

mysore

A travel blog entry by nevendula

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