Royal Orchid Metropole Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Conference facilities
- Outdoor pool
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... tired. Why give up comfort and familiarity to come here? According to our Sanskrit teacher to become a yogi one must give up comfort to learn to practice yoga all the time through ethical behavior, observances, courage, enthusiasm , firm resolve, knowledge of the truth, giving up the company of people. Without sacrifice there is no evolution. My greatest learning often comes from the most difficult struggles, so to push the edges in practice and life is my practice. I guess ...
This morning we headed for the hills - one of the things on all visitors list of things to do in Mysore is to visit the temple on Chamundi hill. Although it is possible to walk up the hill using more than 1100 steps, our driver opted to drive us all the way up. This followed a windy narrow road to eventually end in a car park and small village surrounding the Hindu temple. We strolled around the ...
... smell of fish was pretty intense - my idea of hell! Was interesting to see though. If you want to eat fresh fresh that's probably the place to go. Sadly it's wasted on me but I did have a fresh coconut instead! A few of us grabbed some lunch at Dal Roti again which was delicious and we picked up something for the train journey too as it was going to be a long one.... We left Kochi at about 5ish to catch ...
... such a long time that there was now a shortage in drinking water. We went out for our first curry in Mysore. Methi Gosht (chicken and fenugreek) and lamb roganjosh... Delicious! We're not getting to see much of Mysore as we're heading straight for the hills but hopefully we'll make it here on the way back! Tuesday and we're up early and off to the bus station for our journey to ...
... in a posh -- for us in India, anyway -- hotel for three nights, which as been lovely to retreat to at the ends of our days, Yesterday we went to the Mysore Palace, a fusion of Victorian and Indian architecture (its architect was a Brit), described in our guidebook as somewhat gaudy, so I was prepared not to like it, but was quite enchanted. I had to get over needing to take my shoes off to visit (that was a first, for a palace -- and at the ...