Howard John Inn

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

India Mysore

A travel blog entry by poeticdrifter on May 06, 2014

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... the next day and we agreed to meet at 9 am. The night was getting late but we managed to find a liquor bar. Now it's quite hard for me to explain. It's basically a small garage where they sell beer and liquor. They also have a room off to the side where you can find locals playing card games and whatnot. We basically ordered some beers and stood there chatting with the locals. Like most places we go here. We were the ...

Burning trains!

A travel blog entry by keelypark on Jan 10, 2014

There have been two trains that have caught fire in the South while we've been here, so public transport is even scarier than we initially thought. We survived a 13 hour train ride from Hampi to Mysore however. We booked our tickets late, which meant we were on sleeper class, one class up from the worst. It was like a prison cell. Bare, smelly, and full of snoring men. Very depressing, but Lucy and I have become very good at sleeping on ...

Travels to Mysore and reflections

A travel blog entry by pilgrimtraveler on Feb 09, 2013

2 comments, 24 photos

... all over Bangalore. They are local places of worship for the neighboring community and for the most part they are well kept up. There is a deep spirituality in this country and in the people that you do notice and feel at the shrines we have visited and with the people we talk to. As we passed through smaller towns we noticed that the street markets that exist in Bangalore also are very active during the day with people walking around and getting supplies. What you don't see ...

Mysore & the overnight train

A travel blog entry by canalannie on Oct 20, 2012

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... Henry Irwin. The place is full of stained glass from Glasgow and beautiful chandeliers from Ireland, unfortunately you can't take pictures so you will have to wait for us to show you some post cards, or check out the Mysore palace web site web site, it really is amazing.

The group returned to the hotel for some free-time, and we decided to go and see the railway museum; the main attraction of the museum was the maharajahs carriage; by ...


A travel blog entry by curryinahurry on Oct 03, 2012

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... forward, even though there was nowhere to go. Finally I turned round, pointed to my watch and said "We don't go till 10pm, stop pushing". Not only was he pushing, but he was also shouting quite loudly. He finally gave me one push too many. I rounded on him, got right in his face and said "You are the rudest most impatient man I have ever met, and if you push me once more, look out!" With that I gave him a shove. The best bit was, he was ...

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