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... deity and in this case it's Chaumundi, also known as Durga, the badass, lion riding goddess who defeated the demon who Mysore takes its name from, Mahishasura. Yeeeaaahhh... I guess I can see how they got "Mysore" from that... Anyway, I love a good Hindu tale, and in this one, Mahishasura is a demon with the head of a buffalo and the body of a human. He'd been granted a wish by Shiva that he would never be killed by the hand of a man, then armed with ...
In early hours of this morning we arrived in Bangalore. Feeling half asleep we gathered our luggage and went for a longer than we expected wait for our connecting bus. It eventually arrived, but we knew this would change our plans for the day in Mysore. Our idea was to try catch up on some sleep for the second part of our journey, this idea was soon scrapped when the extremely loud Indian music began to play throughout the bus! I was ...
... trip. By Indian standards of this type of site it was actually pretty good - tidying, clean and informative. It also made for a good walk through town to get there. I must confess on my way there I had eye spied a McDonalds so after the museum I popped in for a fix of western food. I love my Indian food but you do need a break from the same flavours day in day out.
McDs down I headed for the market which was meant to be a ...
... brought out that he had another loop to go and was running the real version, I was humbled and ashamed, profusely apologized and moved on. I just wanted to finish now and could hear the loudspeaker blaring at the finish point now. Last one km to go,my cheering squad could appear anytime now and better be presentable before the cameras. Finally the finish line appeared and there was Shru with the camera. I crossed the finish line and was struggling ...
... Fortunately the palace had an audio guide which saved Barni or a guide having to tell us what was what.
The walls of the palace are filled with paintings depicting ceremonies during the days of the maharajahs especially in the Edwardian period, it was amazing how the colours remained so bright , they looked like they could have been painted and hung only yesterday . The original palace burnt down in 1897 the present one completed in 1912 by ...