Travel Blogs from Mysore
... even though got to say that in Rajastan there are much more impressive palaces and more exotic. Chamundeshwari Temple atop the Chamundi Hills also is worth a visit: loads of pilgrims and colorfull vendors makes it a great place for photoes. We even climbed down a staircase to Mysore passing in front of a big statue of Nandi, the sacred bull. But the top is definetely the Devaraja Market: home of dozens of stalls selling flower garlands, spices and conical piles of ...
... to find out where Santo and the rest of them were. He then
insisted they were all waiting on platform 4 for us – we didn't
believe that to be true, cause we always all meet up together at the
entrance of places to make sure we've all arrived ok. Fred &
Ginger went to check, as he was so insistent, but of course they
weren't there. Got Santo's mobile number and made the driver ring
him and yes, he'd taken us ...
... Swamy Temple, and enjoyed the various views and sights the
My next stop was to see the Gagana Chukki & Bhara Chukki waterfalls.
The poor rains in Karnataka had taken its toll on these wonderful
falls. They were a shadow of their true and original self. Nevertheless
the beauty of the place stood out.
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... the day we left, which is never a good time to be leaving is it?!? We said adios to the tuk tuk driver and hotel and went wandering. At least we knew we were actually in the centre of town now. The next hotel we found was slightly more expensive than the previous but it had a hot shower and a TV ... happy days ... so we took the room.
I jumped in the shower first and surprise, surprise, there was no hot water. The manager suggested that all ...
... arrangements; a gargantuan, black, marble Brahma Bull.
We topped our day in Mysore off with dinner in yet another palace. It was an impressive building that conjured up images of The Count of Monte Cristo, with long entrance walks, marbled staircases, and an awe-inspiring balcony. The palace today is a hotel and restaurant and the food was great, spicy but great.
It was a memorable day in the 'small' city of palaces, gardens, handicrafts, and spices.