Crystal Paark Inn
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... at the only real sight-seeing destination in the city. We joined the eddy entering the gate and paid our foreign price.
The palace itself is an impressive fusion of Islamic, Neo-Gothic and Hindu architecture. It was built to replace an entirely wooden palace that had burnt to the ground. So the ruler at the time dictated that the new one was to be fireproof by virtue of being almost entirely made of stone and metal. A slightly extreme reaction maybe, but understandable. It ...
... for two drinks....this is India hang on (one beer here is $3-4nzd). Our waiter had taken Liam's rum and coke to mean a cuba libre and my gin and tonic was suddenly a cocktail. We were a bit shocked but didn't want to make a fuss as we were in a fancy place. We both decided to spend less on a dinner for two than we just had on drinks. We ordered a couple of mains and were served by the waiter. It was all a little tra la la, the atmosphere was strange as when we sat in ...
... tea and collapsed into a welcomingly decent room and slept.
Awakening a few hours later we were conscious we had limited time so set off from the hotel to explore. Mysore was to provide us the best weather so far but also being a city and somewhat off the main tourist trail it also provided the most immediate and ongoing attention from Tuk-Tuk drivers and touts who would strike up a conversation and proceed to accompany you on your journey. Offering advice, ...
... domestic violence, murder, dodgy wigs, cage fighting, inappropriately short shirts, falling in love with the worng people, very muscly multi ethnic men and a tiger sent by the gods which saved the day. And they all made up and lived, danced and sang happily every after. All in Hindi- which you could easily follow in the first half but I did need to have the end explained - I could not quite believe that the wife would have back the man who beat her with a ...
After 3 weeks most messages I receive still contain requests for a blog. Sing you all seem to be so persistant, I'll give it a try. In English this time, so my friends from all over the world can follow my whyereabouts. The only question now is where to start?! Since I left Holland on January 1st, I've been traveling through India. From the moment my first riksjaw drove me through Udaipur I fell in love with the ...