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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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... 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 ...
04:30 wakey-wakey, a quick tuk-tuk ride to the bus station and a 3 hour bus ride to Mysore, with a surprise bus change half way. We left our packs at the bus station and were immediately intercepted by a tuk-tuk driver who waited for us to eat breakfast and took us on a tour. First to a Muslim market where they had the usual brightly coloured veggies all neatly stacked. Then around back to the mutton (goat) butcher area. One ...
... Indian style watercolours and some oil portraits of the royal family from back in the
day. Other than that, had a wander round the market area where they were making lots of flower garlands, fruit and veg etc, and also saw the railway museum including the maharaja’s old train wagon which was slightly nicer than the “modern” Indian railway cars!
Mysore also has a really good zoo which we saw on our last day, and ...
... t need the loo before we got off; that was a little bit too much to expect. All I will say, is never travel anywhere without toilet tissue and wipes.
Clean sheets, pillows and blankets were provided and we had to make up our own beds. At 9:30 folk were beginning to feel tired and headed for their bunk, then was lights out and try and sleep. Most of us managed a few hours, but it wasn't the best.
Morning comes and we reach Chennai, hurray we ...
... the day we left, which is never a good time to be leaving is it?!? We said adios to the tuk tuk driver and hotel and went wandering. At least we knew we were actually in the centre of town now. The next hotel we found was slightly more expensive than the previous but it had a hot shower and a TV ... happy days ... so we took the room.
I jumped in the shower first and surprise, surprise, there was no hot water. The manager suggested that all ...