Hotel Sshringar Intercontinental
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... we had planned because of unexpected delights!
- 10 acre Palace Zoo was created 122 years ago (1892) and was steadily expanded over the years to 157 acres.
- The zoo webpage claims they have 168 species
- The zoo is now run by the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (since 1979)
- Entry fee: $1.
The main circulation path led us to an aviary with colorful tropical birds inside ...
We had to sit with the Frenchman for breakfast. What a moaner he was! After a long diatribe about how awful everything was, Janey asked him if there was anything about India he did like. He thought for a bit and thhen said that there werre 2 temples in the north which were quite nice.
We left him to it, and travelled to Mysore, a city of 2million, quite a contrast to last night where all we could hear were the frogs croaking! The road was ...
... up getting an Indian top with some leggings and a new bag as the one I'd bought in Dehli was falling apart. Little shopping spree over we got a light dinner - I'm really liking these Idly things which are steamed rice pattys with a pot of curry and a pot of lentil, yoghurty type sauce. Back in the room we realised we had English channels on our tv so sat and had a film night watching the film Australia.
The second day we firstly went to the ...
... some pretty fine pakoras and samosas.
It was surprisingly quiet once every one settled in. We woke up just a little before the train landed in Bangalore. We then waited 4 hours for our connection to Mysore. The hours actually passed quickly as the people watching was very full. There must have been 15 different platforms, which caused us a ...
... double berth.' The beds were dished in the middle, not from being old and worn (although they certainly were) but the better to keep the occupant from falling into the aisle (the Indian roads are incredibly bad). The toilet turned out to be the litter strewn and foul smelling side yard of a chai stand where the driver stopped in the middle of the night for a bit of caffein.
You may be getting the idea that transportation in India is a particular challenge, ...