Mango Hotels, Mysore - Jayalakshmipuram
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Estimated travel time: 4 hoursLeaving our wildlife adventure we now imagine life as a Maharaja on a guided tour of the Mysore Palace, formerly the seat of the famed Wodeyar Maharajas of Mysore. Later, join the throngs of pilgrims at Chamundi Hills, with its Chamundeswari Temple on top, and Nandi the Bull (the bull the god Shiva rides) a short walk …
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By the time we went to get food it was in that awkward transitional period between breakfast and lunch that in other cultures would be filled with brunch. I was craving a thali, but had to settle for iddly instead at Dasaprakash.
From the restaurant it was a short stroll to the Deveraja market. We wandered past the chilled out stalls. Half the market was concerned with the day to day ...
... Varkala instead. We had the luxury of being near a well stocked supermarket during our short time in Mysore. Something I have really missed being away is the ability to get fresh food and variety from one place. There are hundreds of little hole in the wall stores selling anything from water to deodorant but nothing like we have in NZ. The supermarket down the road from our hotel was excellent. There was a bakery selling fresh paneer and onion rolls, chicken burgers, ...
... domestic violence, murder, dodgy wigs, cage fighting, inappropriately short shirts, falling in love with the worng people, very muscly multi ethnic men and a tiger sent by the gods which saved the day. And they all made up and lived, danced and sang happily every after. All in Hindi- which you could easily follow in the first half but I did need to have the end explained - I could not quite believe that the wife would have back the man who beat her with a ...
... to get a picture with us. I'm pretty sure it was more to get a picture with Briana than me but their shyness and excitement after getting a picture was too adorable.
We then went to another temple, within the Tipu Sultan fortress. One thing I learned about temples in India is that since you're required to remove your shoes before entering, people will make it their 'business' to 'watch' your shoes so no one steals it, and charges you a few rupees ...