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Mysore, that yoga-riffic place

A travel blog entry by adventurlandia


... of how to eat with our fingers (only in Mysore was I called out in my eating habits, where in Bangalore, I think it's 'whatever goes' mentality - my colleagues say Mysore is more traditional that way, and other ways).

The Maharaja's palace! Huge. Beautiful. You have to take off your shoes to enter - give them to the man outside with tokens. You cannot take your camera into the palace. Go back outside and give your camera to the guy at ...

A story of public transport in India

A travel blog entry by beoms

... the designated bus and checked with a passenger '’Is this bus going to Ernakulam?’’. Wobble of the head and slight movement of the shoulders and a movement of hand that to me seemed like he was pointing at a seat for me to seat. I was not convinced so I asked the critical question '’Ernakulam stop?’’. Few seconds. Movement of head and shoulders and the man goes ‘’Ernakulam bypass’’. OK so this is not my bus! I ...

DAY 3 : Mysore Tour

A travel blog entry by altunmaral


... Our next stop was St. Philomena's Church made by the British. Re-built in 1956 neo-gothic style, has been originally a smaller church functioned for more than 200 years and becoming one of the oldest church in India. What amazed me here was other Hindu tourists who came to church and prayed quietly and respectfully at the side. ...

Chamundeswari Temple (Chamundi Hills)

A travel blog entry by pilgrimtraveler


... into the buying mode at this site. Our co-worker from India came with us as guide and companion and he worked hard to negoitiate the best prices possible. Sometimes he just said something was a good price so that is what we paid other times he saved us over 50%. It was really quite an experience that I believe we all enjoyed. Three of group bought felt cowboy hats and sunglasses to protect themselves from the sun so they were certainly noticeable in ...

My-sore arse

A travel blog entry by steffandcat


... it wasn't in the palace but meant that we would be able to see the carnival on the street, we bought them straight away 3 each, BARGAIN. We went and bought snacks and drinks and took our seats and waited for it to start (sore **** no.5). The grand procession started in Mysore palace (which we couldn't see) and then it continued onto the streets or 8km to Bannimantap grounds. This time the waiting was well worth it! The procession was spectacular and unlike anything we had ...


This lodge, located on Santhepet, Mysore, is near Vrindavan Garden, Srirangapatna, Somnathpur Temples, and Halebidu Temple.
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