Travel Blogs from Mysore
KAVERI TRAIL MARATHON (KTM) 2013 : A HUMBLING EXPERIENCE
Bib collection for the much awaited KTM 2013 to be held on 15 Sep 13 was rather tardy but a sincere apology from the organisers more than made up for it. On 14 Sep, self and my cheering squad comprising parents, wife and kiddo left for Mysore and checked into at a rather …
... get followed everywhere by street sellers for everything from baby clothes to suitcases, they're really missed a trick trying to sell us Westernised gifts; I'd be all over it if they were offering us hippy clothes and Indian fabrics!!! Sarah and I went to see a bollywood film during a stay which was altogether a very funny experience. Sarah's attempt to pronounce the name of the film at the ticket office caused the staff a lot of amusement, and everyone seemed a ...
... s line was shorter so Gopal handed me the money with instructions to buy fourteen tickets in the Emerald Circle. There are two rates for tickets, those closer to the screen are less expensive than the Diamond Circle which are seats further back. When I got the tickets I was treated like a conquering hero. We went to the bathroom before leaving, this being a critical component of all our outings. There is one western-style stall, all ...
... us one when we arrived so we could pay for one if we wanted. No chance. bad review on hostelbookers coming up as soon as i get the net. Tuktuk to train station to book tickets. Really complicated system filling out loads of forms but got it all done. 2 hours to Mysore stressing abit that we had our bags with us and a full day of siteseeing but there was left luggage at the station so that all turned out ok. Got a taxi to ...
... their parents can't afford to raise them, but a few are true orphans, whose parents have died in some manner or other. The home isn't very big, and the kids all sleep in one 'big' room, which is the size of a classroom maybe. I think they have a few 'good' clothes, but when we come, they are always wearing 'park' clothes, which are stained and ragged. But they all seem happy enough, at least in the hullaballoo of our time with ...
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