Hotel Maurya Palace
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The rooms were beautiful, spacious and comfortable. Service was excellent and the area was also good.
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... St. Philomena’s cathedral, took more pictures with Mysore locals and ate lunch. We wandered the city further until dinner and then we went back to the Palace for the Sunday night lighting ceremony. Each week, they light the palace up with 97,000 lightbulbs covering the building. It was the highlight of the weekend. The palace was so spectacular in this luminescent glow. We took pictures and stood in awe until we had ...
... in order as well as some travel talk. Sadly I was more the lecturer than participant in a discussion . Little bits of cardamon candy ended a good meal. My mouth was constantly warm to hot from the spicing of my dish. There were lots of tourists in this place.
Back for a nightcap with Suzy, highlighted by my breaking a glass on a table surface I did not realize was not totally flat. Too tired to work on the diary so lights out after 2230.
Very slightly more rested we staggered out of bed around 10 am and spent some time deciding what to do. After various permutations of our plan it turned out Lauren had had her heart set on going to Café Coffee Day the whole time. So we walked down some wide and shady streets peppered with imposing government buildings and parks. The coffee, Lauren had a hazelnut cappuccino, made us giddy with joy. Another short walk and we walked into Parklane Hotel ...
... by a deep hocking from the pit of their stomachs and then spitting. They spit on the floor, outside shops as they are talking to you, in restaurants at the sinks where you wash your hands before and after eating, at the gates of Palaces - its almost the first thing a group of men do when they meet as a sign of hello. For me each time I hear it - It's like someone drawing their nails down a blackboard. However it doesn't stop at spitting.... burping - loudly pretty much anywhere ...
... and we did not get in any accidents but being at street level was a new thrill. We heard shots in the street then saw a group that looked like demonstrators with drums beating and more explosives and smoke in the streets. Ruhal said it was an actor from the new movie Warrior with a throng of fans. We stopped for gas and there was quite a line for the gas pumps, made worse by a cow standing by the gas pump. Of course Bill and I jumped out ...