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... them from afar. The neighboring lare was occupied by a lazy leopard basking in the sun on a rock.
Almost Human Guru
We followed the path toward the exit. Then we came upon the "hairless apeman" stomping around with a carrot shaped ******* and gesticulating angrily. We were taken aback by this human looking lonely man. Our negative feelings regarding zoos came to the surface. This situation shouldn't ...
... man hasn't had a decent meal for 2+ days. We, on the other hand were feeling over fed, and so had a very simple meal.
After lunch we went sari shopping. Runa had explained the system to us. Absolutely no need to buy. Per customer there is a man (the salesman, who is never a woman) sitting cross legged on a large mattress which is covered in a white sheet. Beside him is a woman, standing. He gauges what madam is looking for, pulls it off the shelf ...
... raita and a sweet all for 80p! We then caught the local bus to Chamundi Hill to view a temple. Once at the top it turned out to be a little town so we had a wander round for a while first. There was a queue to enter the temple so we sat on some stone steps looking at the view and chatting before deciding we couldn't actually be bothered to see the temple after all and caught the bus back! Back in the room we chilled for a while before ...
... We are looking forward to a treatment called Shirdhana (might be wrong spelling). Its a slow oil drip on the third eye. I've always wanted to try it - will be interesting.
Off to the night market to pick up snacks and maybe a kingfisher beer - our first one - can you beleive it??
signing off for now
tamela and rhonda
... zoo with large, nature-mimicking enclosures for many of the animals.
But the Palace is simply something else. The former seat of the Wodeyar maharajas, it was built in the early 20th century (completed in 1912) after the former palace was destroyed by fire.
The exterior is imposing and grand. The interior is a fantasy of stained glass, marble, exotic woods, mirrors, paintings, statues, gold-plated metalwork and gaudy colors. Unfortunately, ...