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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... 163;600,000) and it was on the list of top 30 nominees for the 7 new wonders of the world. The temple has four main gates that tower high into the blue sky. You can see a Chinese influence in the gargoyles that adorn the temple turrets. Inside the temple is quite huge with a spiritual pool, a museum, stalls selling religious items (including biscuits which were lovely!) and of course the shrines. Pilgrims come in their hundreds wearing black to worship ...
... rare that someone in a hospital is not surrounded by family or friends. This makes sense as Indians tend to travel and live in large family groups. It still seems weird they don't have any processes for dealing with sick individuals. The major complaint Rod had was the hospital's refusal to give him anything stronger than paracetamol. Especially when you can get opiates from the local pharmacy.
Now onto the burning question: how did it happen?
... Bali etc.
Our viewing of Bangalore was short. By late morning we were on our way to Mysore. An expected trip of 3.5 hours. This was about spot on. The roads were wide and generally good. But those damn speed humps, sometimes only 500 -1000 metres apart, slow you down to a very low speed. If we didn't go over a 1000 of these, then I must have lost count at 999 !!!
The journey down was interesting and mainly through rural ...
... were many others were way too swankily attired with hydration packs and et al to be considered serious runners. Most of the runners seemed to know few others, and were busy exchanging notes or bragging their accomplishments and technical knowledge of the sport. Was I unwittingly mocking at others for being either non serious runners or being only interested in the glamour part? I was to be proved wrong two hours later.
My strategy for ...
... an equally grubby hotel to match (the only one in that area); windowless, blood stained sheets from swatted mosquitoes, mould all up the walls in the bathroom and a toilet that didn't flush but instead collected some sort of cloudy, putrid water. That night we tucked our pj's into our socks and covered our heads to avoid any skin contact with the bed and hung our mozzie nets as protection against the swarms that buzzed over us. The next morning at the break of dawn we ...