Aashirvad's Pleasant Stays
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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We leave Mysore today and head off through the busy streets toward Nandi Hill . We started the accent with a little trepidation this was a test for the big climb of Ooty. This was about a fifth of that one. Eventually reached the top, pretty exhausted . Great coming down the other side ! Tea break at Nanjangud Temple. Lunch in the way to Bandipur Jungle Lodge . Straight out then on two hour safari . Amazingly saw Leopard, Tiger and elephants. Dinner at liodge. End of another great day ...
... office who wanted £50 for a taxi which was
ridiculous. I told the taxi driver this is not the tourist office
which he knew and to take us to the real tourist office but he kept
trying to take us to hotels so we gave up and went for lunch. The
only good thing about our tuk tuk ride was there is a festival on at
the moment so all the cows are painted yellow which is really
amusing. I rang a few taxi company’s but we had been warned on the
... another town about 170 kms from KEM. The logic behind getting a new bike made complete sense but the economics did not add up. A brand new motorbike would cost me as much money as I had budgeted for my entire trip.
Later the same evening, Tommy uncle's good friend Pradeep Uncle visited KEM with his family. When Pradeep uncle heard about our travel plans he almost went ballistic. Apart from the inherent dangers of riding such long ...
... scampers up to sit over the neck. The sanctuary is run by the government and seems very organised with good veterinarian support. Later in the afternoon we went for about an hours guided walk through the coffee plantation. We were armed with a well thumbed copy of 'Birds of India' and we saw a good number of these on our walk (as well as langurs). In the late afternoon/dusk we headed off on a Jeep safari. This essentially involved driving into the wildlife park proper and ...
... upon multitude of signs to remind the residents that throwing away trash is a civic duty, that it is better to not litter and put it in a garbage pail. PLEASE DON'T says the government. This is nice and everything, and I do see a major difference between here and Bangalore with the amount of trash on the streets...But, really, what does the Indian govt do about trash pickup and resource management? I'm really curious. My biggest peev with India is really the gov't. I think of the ...