Golden Landmark Resort
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... south. The only little thing had been in Goa where a weird guy shook my hand and scratched my palm with his finger at the same time. I learnt later that apparently that's the secret signal for wanting to hook up with someone which made me laugh so ***********'t have a clue what signal I should have done back if I'd actually wanted to. Willam and I continued on walking back ending up on a road that was bustling with shops and stalls selling clothes etc. ...
... A woman called us over and for 10 rupees she placed a garland of the most fragrant flowers in our hair - it was called the jasmine of mysore - a local flower only flowering this time of year. They smelled so beautiful every time we moved our heads.
A quick stop literally into a back alley for a beer and then off to a very authentic market where we saw sheeps parts being cut up by butchers. All of the parts of sheep are used. ...
We arrived at our hotel at 6.30 am, extremely tired after our overnight journey. We were not allowed to check in until 8/8.30 am so just sat in reception reading our books. It was 10 am by the time we actually checked in!
Mysore is an ancient city and supposedly one of the most flamboyant places in India, known for royal heritage, bustling markets, incense and premium silk production. However we did not warm to Mysore at all. ...
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While perhaps the main reason to visit Mysore is the fabulous Maharaja's Palace, it's a very interesting city on its own. Interesting spice market, beautiful crafts (incredible inlaid furniture, fabrics, jewelry and anything possible made out of Sandalwood). The city is laid out with a series of roundabouts, the more important of which have elaborate monuments in the center. One of them even has signal-protected crosswalks! Even a ...
... lines of people trying to purchase tickets, Deanna asked a girl what we should do, and was advised this was not where we should be and to go to the ticket booth on the ground floor, we found the ticket booth and asked the woman behind the booth, and were handed a form to fill out, after a discussion in our Indian English, somebody in the crowd behind us pointed us in the right direction, go to platform 8 there is a ticketbooth there, we made our ...