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... by hand, and the symbol of Mysore royalty, the double headed eagle (Gandaberunda) can be seen both on top of the gates and within the design. There are also two actual elephant heads either side of the gate which were shot by the king in 1955 before he realised the error of his elephant shooting ways, stopped being such a **** and became president of the World Wildlife Preservation.
There's a golden howdah (elephant seat) with two fly whisks. The ...
... which meant we now had 2 days in Mysore instead of 1. So, we decided to take the first afternoon easy and had some cocktails and beers. After our drinks, we headed back to our hotel which we knew was near a mosque, what we didn't realise was there were 3 mosques in the area on the way and proceeded to get lost several times. Eventually, we managed to find the way......
The next day, ...
... I was on my way on Mysore.
I actually pulled up about 20km outside of Mysore as it was now dark and didn't fancy riding in the dark, I wasn't going to see anything in Mysore that evening anyway so tucked myself up in a cheap roadside hotel for the evening and awoke early the next morning to find somewhere to stay and see the town.
First off I headed to the railway museum, felt it fitting after all the trains taken ...
... 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 ...
... t need the loo before we got off; that was a little bit too much to expect. All I will say, is never travel anywhere without toilet tissue and wipes.
Clean sheets, pillows and blankets were provided and we had to make up our own beds. At 9:30 folk were beginning to feel tired and headed for their bunk, then was lights out and try and sleep. Most of us managed a few hours, but it wasn't the best.
Morning comes and we reach Chennai, hurray we ...