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We arrived in Mysore and already had a hotel in mind which was called the Blue Moon Residency- no coincidence or maybe there was.....
Straight away, we felt uneasy in Mysore and were constantly hassled by rickshaw drivers, shop owners and street vendors. This was the first place where they got in our way and waved things directly in front of our face, when we politely declined the offer of a rickshaw ...
... fitted with the latest British technology of electric lighting, and still has the original cast iron street lamps. Reasons why this is perhaps the finest palace in India? Probably its fairly recent construction, and the fact that the Wodeyar maharajas stayed in power with money until after Independence in 1947. It's not too hot yet so we decide to walk to the palace stopping for breakfast at a crowded cafe on the way. It's only 9am but every seat ...
... for assessing the running prowess. At this point I started imaging things, I was comforted by the sight of 19 km marker approaching but on reaching closer found it was actually 18 km and had 3 km more to go, which was depressing indeed. I saw a fellow runner walking and asked him to join me which he did for some distance but stopped again, I again called him to finish with me, without disclosing that I needed his company more than he needed mine, ...
... with the rest of our group.
The station platforms are amazingly long and it takes about 15 minutes
to walk down to the front end – this is because the trains have 20
carriages! Mental. Had a good journey, although very long – and
arrived about 7 am in Bangalore. We then had to catch another train
for the 3 hour trip to Mysore. Feels like we've been permenantly travelling on this leg of the journey.
Excerpt Taken From Doris's Diary Copyright 2012
... and light show because it had been recommended to us by a Polish guy the day before. The entire 45 minute journey out there was fairly uneventful. When we arrived, we were amazed at the amount of coaches, cars and people in the car park and the queues running up to the ticket booths. We both thought this must be something pretty special. We purchased a ticket and were not charged the normal tourist vs local price, which made a nice change. After ...