Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLalitha Mahal Palace Hotel Mysore
This hotel, a former palace has recently been taken over by the Indian Government and restored. Wow !!!
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... restaurant . Entering the restaurant with our colorful foreheads and wind blown hair, the waiters had a little giggle. Funny, here don't care how I look, what am wearing or if people stare or laugh at us. Great freedom in that. We were give a cloth bracelet by our guide for a safe journey here. Life here is living on the edge, expanding our world , discerning moment by moment the best course of action and having faith that we are perfectly safe. Much love to you all, ...
... to walk
around. As a foreign visitor we got free audio guides which Kirsty
hates but I find interesting for usually about half the attraction.
The palace was actually quiet cool and interesting. There was a
massive stained glass dome which funnily enough was designed in India
and made in Glasgow. The walls were painted with images of military
parades or important parades with generals on horses with big
mustaches and even a ...
For our second weekend in India, Annie, James and I took our first trip outside the Institute. We ventured out for a weekend trip to the nearby city of Mysore. Friday afternoon we headed to the train station where we bought our tickets for 75₹ rupees each (1.19 US dollars). We soared southwest through the beautiful Indian countrysides for 2.5 hours and finally arrived in Mysore, “City of Palaces”. We chose a room ...
On the last day in Mysore, Michele,Alejandra and I went to visit the strata sandalwood oil and silk factories. Unfortunately no cameras are allowed but it was a fascinating experience to say the least. The sandalwood factory was established in 1917 and like many factories of traditional and exclusive products of this kind, the process is still done with much of the original machinery and equipment and little seems to have changed in all these years. It ...
... of monkeys get lifetime pensions. The low opinion of government workers is universal in our experience so far.
Enough for now. One of our group, Laura from Manhattan, was able to Skype one of her daughters today. We are all tuned in to the disaster caused by hurricane Sandy and horrified by the pictures we are seeing. Despite knowing this does not directly impact our family and friends it is a reminder of how fragile and precious all of you are to ...