Ruchi The Prince
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... festival...yeah right, the 2nd person in week to say exactly the same thing and then suddenly try and sell us some tour or whatever! We ignored him and carried on, when suddenly I hear someone shouting they were selling bangles for 2 rupees!! Aka 2p!! I could not just walk past bangles for 2p! So, we spent about 15 minutes looking at amazing glittery bangles. I got told that I needed to buy green bangles to go with my very white skin and so I did (easily persuaded) then the man ...
... the majesty of the carvings and paintings. It was enough to make me defiant. I left feeling quite sure that there are richer palaces the world over. Anyway, palaces are kind of weird, given that they are ostentatious displays of wealth. Especially challenging in a place like India, where the poverty is so visible.
The Mysore fruit and vegetable market was pretty neat. Genesta was feeling better and came out for that.
For dinner, Genesta and I went to a ...
You get a seat and then the show begins. The women unfolded many sarees on the table in from of me. Everything that had a little bit of pink or purple was eliminated. From the start I liked one that was burgundy and gold with peacock motifs. The good thing is that you can wear them over your shoulder to see if the colour will suit you. I tried few different colours and patterns until the choice was down to two. The above mentioned one and a ...
... and sarees.
We finally arrived the most important place of our tour; Mysore Palace which was absolutely stunning. Home to Wodeyar family, the palace has been re-built on 1897 in Indo-Saracenic style. Photography and video in the palace is strictly no-no, if you carry one, you need to leave your camera in the locker ...
... from "Silk City" "Toy City" "Sugar City" "Historical City" and finally "Heritage City" before we arrived in Mysore. Along the way we stopped a couple of times to have a drink and stretch our asses, I mean, I'm not saying Jerry is uncomfortable, far from it, he is nice and padded, but along the Mysore Road, there are about a Gazillion newly and accurately termed "**** Breakers" aimed at keeping the traffic under control, they are all sorts of shapes and sizes, some are ...