Howard John Inn

Mysore, Karnataka, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mysore

Mysore Palace

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is

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... like tired kids. At the restaurant we both had the staple meal of masala dosai, which was delicious as usual, but I'm honestly craving something else at the moment. We then walked back to the palace to watch the lights come on.

Lauren missed the reveal as she had to go to the toilet. Which turned out to be so nightmarish as she entered to find a local girl ******* in the middle of the room to avoid going near the actual stalls.

I, on the other hand, was there ...

27th November - Mysore

A travel blog entry by omclintock

3

... ourselves (again) wandering around some sketchy places. Everything was fine as we only had limited money on us so we were up for getting robbed if it happened (which it wouldn't!). We spoke to endless amounts of tuk tuk men to test their English and compare their prices. We wanted to go back to the hotel to redress my foot, up to Chamundi Hill and back to the hotel. This was way too complicated for the driver that actually had his English skill regress ...

Mysore, British Architecture and Bollywood cheese!

A travel blog entry by liz_turner

19

A great nights sleep: perfect temperature, on a perfect mattress, no outside noise, no fan, no aircon: silence! Public bus to Mysore, 4 1/2 hours with a 20 min stop for lunch but they weren't able to cook much in that time, so crisps and peanuts for lunch! We traveled through a national park and saw spotted dear and owned elephants, but no tigers :) We left Tamil Nadil and entered the region of Karnataka. Arriving in Mysore mid afternoon we dropped off ...

Mysore, My so beautiful.

A travel blog entry by pooja.kundargi

7

... and luckily our bus was super comfortable and AC'd so we were actually able to fall asleep. Our first stop was Tipu Sultan's summer home, and as everything else I've seen this trip, it was beautiful. I can't imagine what it must have looked like in its prime when the gardens were more groomed and the paint hadn't faded as much. There was a rule here as well as in the palace that we couldn't take pictures which was a bummer but just being able to see it ...

The final curtain......

A travel blog entry by cjandtheswede

91

... himself a lunghi, which is basically an Indian man-skirt, but he rocked it well and said it feels amazing in the heat!

Now we visited quite a few places in the south and without wanting to go on and on too much, we thought we'd condense:

Pondicherry - the old French enclave of India,where we hung out with a lovely old Australian sailor who spends 6 months of the year in India and smelled of booze even at 8 in the morning.

Madurai - sweltering ...

 

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