Travel Blogs from Mysore
... center parting of a Hindu woman's hair signifies that she is married.
Like almost all markets we've visited, there is no cold storage for perishables. Everything being sold is fresh and either sold that day or tossed. From my readings, there is a tremendous amount of food loss/waste at Indian markets because they have no long term storage facilities.
Because Mysore has ...
... Ernakulam je n’ai pas du tout galéré pour aller récupérer mon gros sac que j’avais laissé à l’hôtel d’avant.
Par contre, rejoindre la station de train Ernakulam town fut plus compliqué. J’ai pris un premier bus qui devait soit disant me déposer tout près. Bon on ne doit pas avoir la même notion de tout près… Il a en fait fallu que je prenne un autre bus, et donc que je demande mon chemin et que je décrypte maints hochements ...
Favourite city so far. Lots open spaces, great sites, people are very open and has the prettiest Indian ladies I've seen so far. Spent the first night in a hotel known to house goings on of prostitutes. I couldn't even get myself a woman there!! Had a bit of lonely day on Friday and the 'dark shadow' took over! Happy again now in my existential wonderings/wanderings. Another interesting time at the train station ...
... Annapurnam spoke 7 languages, all Indian with the exception of English, which everyone seems to speak.
In another compartment Our good companions, Hannah & Becky had a problem with their sleeping area, they could see cockroaches running around, yuk. I don't know what was running around our area I couldn't see.
As you can Imagine the standard of cleanliness is different to our own British rail, and I was hoping against hope that ...
... landscaped gardens. We had a
bit of an orientation walk, then went for lunch. Later we caught the
ferry and went further into the town around the jewish quarter, which
was interesting. The following morning we got up at 6 so we could get
a tuk tuk to the harbour to the fish market, but for some reason
they weren't allowing foreigners into the area, so we went for a walk
instead along the river. Me and Ginger went for ...