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... I told him he was an abusive, manipulative **** - well I did in my head. I sent a telepathic message to the elephant there and then. Sensibly the elephant declined my request to stand on its hind legs and sit on the fallen passengers whilst wringing the drivers bloody neck with its trunk so I just sent it my best wishes and left. There were three elephants in the far corner of the grounds far away from the public. Two of them were displaying clear signs of ...
By 4:30, we arrived in Mysore. Our first impression was wonderment at the numerous tantalizing fairytale like copulas towered above walls and the impressive government buildings.
We zeroed in on Parklane Hotel rather quickly. We had called ahead for a reservation because it can get crowded on the weekends. Soon we found ourselves checked into a comfortable deluxe room with the added luxury of ...
... with a free piece of barfi for beiomng their new favourite customer (not that they told me this, I just assume).
I'm just chilling in the reception of my hotel now with a cup of sugary milky coffee. I've an hour left to kill before my overnight train to Hampi where I'll hopefully have more energy for exploration than I had here, but even if I don't, it seems as though I'll be back in India again sooner than I thought...(cliffhanger)
Hope to catch up again soon. Xx
... palace tour. It appeared that we arrived a bit early for the main festivities but did manage to make it into the temple's inner sanctuary after paying a small amount for VIP entry instead of waiting in the long line.
Overall I was quite impressed with Mysore. I was also impressed with our hotel. the Parklane Hotel, possibly the nicest we stayed in on the whole three-month India loop tour.
... so that was a treat too. Genesta was excited that we each had two pillows for ourselves. Luxury!
In the morning, the tables had turned - I was much better, and Genesta had a sore stomach. She stayed in while I went to Mysore Palace the second most visited monument in India after the Taj Mahal. It was hyped up as the richest palace in the world, and the local guide who showed us around kept making us stare at the floor as we entered rooms, only to slowly raise our ...