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TravelPod Member ReviewsGinger Mysore
the hotel is nice from the outside, and has a lovely cafe and also surprisingly a lift, but the rooms are very basic and poor aircon that keeps you awake with noise and lack of cool temp, the power keeps cutting out and the internet is all but useless
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Been a bit slack on the journal this past couple of weeks so here goes the summary... We made it to Mysore with the usual ease we have come to surprisingly expect. An overnight bus journey on a semi sleeper, basically your seats recline like on an airplane. The journey was fine and managed a good sleep, thanks again to the zopaflops. We booked ourselves in to a nice hotel and managed to get out and see the emporium selling all the lovely ...
... flip flops and joined the hordes of weekend tourists in a stroll around the palace. It was very pleasant with huge chandeliers and grand columns, extravagant artwork and intricate wood panelling – imagine Indian Pride and Prejudice.
After successfully retrieving our flip flops we headed on to the local markets which were fantastic, so many colours and smells. Hannah was having an eye-gasm and snapping away on the camera at the lovely ...
The road to Mysore was simply ghastly. Pot-holed and twisty, it took us over two hours to drive 49km. Admittedly the views were stunning but it was a case of holding on for dear life. At one point we had to reverse to let oncoming traffic pass us. Not an enjoyable morning. The road slightly improved once the landscape had flattened out. We drove through a game reserve and saw deer, ...
... watching them! On the way back we had to go back by the angry mama and I could tell that our driver was a little nervous when he rev'd the engine to drive by her quickly and started singing to himself nervously. It was all good and as soon as we had passed a little mama went back to her baby. Very cool!
From there we moved onto Mudumalai Tiger Preserve for one night. We did a bit more safari-ing here and saw more ...
... that I'd have to play one more round with Abhu before I could relax and escape for good in the morning. Sure enough, there he was waiting at the front of the hotel. If he had been doing stretches to warm up, I probably would have been surprised. I went in hard to start and managed to get away after a protracted conversation with a promise to pass his card onto anyone I met who was heading to Mysore.
Dinner, bed and then onto Ooty the next morning.