Travel Blogs from Mysore
In most places such as temples and palaces, you are required to take of your shoes. Easily wearable shoes and slippers come very handy in these moments. Also I would highly recommend that you carry separate pair of socks in your bag to wear inside of temples and palaces to avoid hot and dusty floors in outside ...
... of a shopping
trip and were drawn into yet another jewellery shop, and purchased
more earrings – looks like they're breeding in my case! We forgot
to pick up Fred's bananas (mainly because we didn't see them hanging
up amongst the earrings.) Back at the lodge Santo and his mates gave us
a bit of a cooking lesson with the fresh fish bought earlier at the
market. They then served us up a lovely lunch and a ...
On one Friday evening, with nothing much to do in Bangalore; I planned
an escape to Mysore and BR Hills! I left Bangalore at 8-30 pm and took
off to Mysore. No hotel bookings, no firm plan, no one with me...I
decided to hit the road and plan en-route. I reached Mysore at midnight,
and found a place to stay, and post breakfast, headed to Ranganthittu
Bird Sanctuary, on the outskirts of Srirangapatna!
... monuments and terrible shanties. India is encouraging growth of a middle class to bridge - and hopefully reduce - these gaps, but I fear she has a long way to go.
Tomorrow we are going to Wayanad, high in the Kerala hills where spices and tea are grown. Our accommodations look enchanting. You can take a look at them here: http://www.vythiriresort.com/ No internet at the Vythiri Resort. See you in a couple of ...
... went over to an art gallery, that happened to be in another palace. It was the art gallery of all Rajahs, their families, artifacts, and gifts. After that we stopped off for a quick lunch in a great restaurant, traditional Indian style, eating with our hands. The food was tasty, not too spicy, and after a detour around some unboiled water it was really fantastic, our tour guide's suggestion was golden. So onward we went to the great market of Mysore. There were so many people there; ...