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... the food is a little different (and better in my opinion) than northern Indian food. It's lighter but has more taste and a little easier on the stomach!
We set off to look round Mysore. There was a supermarket, the first one we had seen in India! So, we had a look in there, so ridiculously cheap. Then we wandered towards the palace area of Mysore where on the way, there is a huge market. Some guy stopped us to tell us that it was his birthday and he had been ...
... 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 ...
My first mission in Mysore was to buy a saree. I asked at my hotel where to get one and for what kind of price. A guy told me I would find the best deals at the Government Silk factory. It is also what the Lonely Planet says. So I went there. I gave them my budget and the women didn't try to convince me to get a more expensive one. And what I really liked was that the prices were written on each piece of fabric, which mean they don't make up a price ...
... offerings in the charity box before leaving. Anglo-Indian mash-culture of idolised figures of Jesus and Mary fancied up by flowers is another focus of interest.
We came by a house of lady who makes incenses by her hands. Mysore is a good place to buy incense, scents and silk clothes. We also stopped by a shop to buy some ...
... others are "rumblers" about 8 small, awkwardly spaced apart mini speed bumps....wow! After 2 1/2 hours we reached Mysore! First thing that struck me was how green and leafy the city was. Low hanging trees on either side of the roads, less traffic and general all round nice feel. Amaresh had arranged for me to stay with a colleague of his Purva, so we met up at her flat and I freshened up. Lush. That afternoon we did very little. Went out for some fit cake and coffee. When ...