Howard John Inn

Address: Mysore, Karnataka, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mysore

Mysore: First Trip Within A Trip

A travel blog entry by lovebeingabroad on Jan 11, 2015

5 comments, 13 photos

... a donut soaked in syrup).

We then went to the Mysore Zoological Gardens, India’s biggest and best zoo. While we were walking around, we would see many groups of children from rural Indian schools. These children, who have apparently never seen an American, would often surround us and take pictures with us. Sometimes I would be looking at a tiger or a giraffe and a person who was just taking ...

Foreign Tourist Quota

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is on Apr 21, 2014

3 photos

... the aisle from us. He had just been staring fixedly at Lauren. We had assumed that that had been his seat, but apparently he was just there to eye-**** the Western girl. Charming.

The family also managed to alleviate the number of squatters in our cabin. At around 10pm a series of Indians started poking around looking for opportunities to steal a bed. We ended up with a couple sitting on our bed/chair for a bit before they were moved on. As ...

Mysore here we come

A travel blog entry by twovines on Dec 31, 2013

9 photos

... We settle in and then set off to take a look at the old market nearby - it's supposed to be a worthwhile visit.

The Devaraja market does not disappoint - it sells traditional items and is full of colour, its wares ranging from multicoloured piles of dye (kumkum) used for painting bindi spots on the forehead to baskets of fragment flowers and garlands, neat piles of fruit & veg and row upon row of ladies bangles. ...


A travel blog entry by escape_the_race on Sep 26, 2013

6 photos

... hashish we quickly discovered the best deterrent was to engage for a few mins then verbally shut up shop whereby they would admit defeat and wander off.

We made our way to the market which was alive with colours and spices - and piled high with every kind of vegetable. It's times like these that you realise that you are not going home for quite a while and any souvenir picked up is extra weight in the already heavy rucksack.

Next on the list was the ...


A travel blog entry by rajshru on Sep 15, 2013

12 photos

... to be back again with a vengeance next time. Meanwhile as I recover, there will be more clarity on why I dropped nine minutes at KTM. Finally hats off to the RFL guys for organizing the race in such a professional manner.I sincerely hope an Indian wins an Olympic medal in FM/HM in 2024 Olympics.


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