The Windflower Resort and Spa, Mysore
Travel Blogs from Mysore
... stopped by Gayathri Temple on our way. There are few Hindu temples you can see in Mysore to name four major ones; Gayathri, Someswara, Kodi Bhairava, Bhuvaneswari. We watched people and monks doing prayers. You will see people following the same rituals and moves, which is nicely explained in the video How to Pray in Hinduism. ...
... to bribe the officials. He said the bribe was 80,000 rupees or approximately $1600.00. He said you have to provide bribes for every service. As everyone reports, corruption is a huge problem. We are off to the state of Kerala tomorrow. Unfortunately the typhoon hitting South India is expected to bring us several days of rain. We may not have much WiFi availability as we go forward so updates may become more sparse. Will write again as time and ...
Our last day in Mysore included a visit to a government silk factory, a temple high above Mysore in the Chalmundi hills and a tour of the Mysore Palace - the one that lighted up on Sunday night.
The silk factory was NOISY! Workers wore hearing protectors and, interestingly, while the women workers wore matching saris the men did not appear to have any dress code. The factory churns out millions of metres of ...
... and decided to go there. We went to those peaks and even climbed a tree and took some photos. After that we returned to the temple, had some food and went to Tonnur.
Tonnur is approximately 1 hour journey from Karighatta. We visited two temples in Tonnur and started to trek the Tonnur hill. Tonnur hill was full of rocks and we had thrill in climbing the hill. On our way above the hill, rain started its play. As a result, we ...
... that! In case you happen to be in Mysore, don't miss Indra Cafe's Paras! (nimikin jo sen kertoo :P)
We didn't get to spend much time in Mysore and got on our way to first Bengalore by an splurge of A/C chair car where they provided us with a snack and water. From Bangalore a second sleeper train was awaiting for us to bring us all the way to Kochi (Kerala) where we arrived at 04:30 am. And oh my, the heat at 04:30 am was already unberable! ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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