Howard John Inn

Mysore, Karnataka, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mysore

2 days in Mysore

A travel blog entry by nomadictendency on Jan 02, 2014

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... that served thali, offering nothing but a banana leaf for a plate. I ate with my hand, as the locals do, enjoying it immensely. Genesta kept getting rice stuck beneath her nails, so she wimped out and used cutlery. The entire thali meal (limitless eating, I should add) was 100 rupees or $1.60 in USD.

We saw a few temples around Mysore, then Genesta and I had pizza for dinner. It was about time for some western food. The hotel had the first reliable hot water in a ...

Mysore and around

A travel blog entry by beoms on Nov 18, 2013

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... up a hill. The place was crowded with Indian tourist. I did not bother to queue to see inside the temple or to get a free darshan (the lines were too long). So I just stayed around the temple, watching people doing some rituals before going in. It was interesting even if I have no idea what was going on.

Rail museum: I went there because the Lonely Planet wrote 'this one is a real gem' and 'half a day of fun’. Well I ...


A travel blog entry by hannahandtom on Jun 16, 2013

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... away to hand my camera in aaaaaaall the way back at the palace entrance. HUFF! Caught me this time.

Headed back to the hotel and Tom was excited to check out the “supermarket” opposite. It was actually pretty close to what we would expect from a supermarket. The first one we have come across that had lots of fruit and veg as well as fridge stuff as well. Bought a few things for breakfast in the morning. The excitement honestly never ends! Next stop ...

From Sore to the Ass....

A travel blog entry by on Feb 27, 2013

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... up. He was delivering on Indian Sign Language, and the corpus. It was a brilliant presentation, very interactive, funny and informative, we had taught Mighty Mouse the ISL alphabet on the way up, so got him to teach the students!! Before we knew it the time was up and it was time to head back, get our bags and get the fudge outta Silchar, it wasn't really anything to write home about tbh, dusty as you like.... Again it was time to board the motherfudging BUS this time to ...

Chasing Wild Elephants

A travel blog entry by purelyperu on Nov 10, 2012

3 comments, 8 photos

... the town of Wayanard. It was basically in the middle of nowhere with only a few small tribal villages closeby. Highlights included me reading A LOT! Haha! Just kidding...we did do some stuff but it was very chill and I finally had a chance to catch up on some reading (P.S. I am reading the book Shataram and if you have any interest at all in India you should read this book. I am only 1/3 through it but so far it is fantastic!) ...

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