Sunbird Garden Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... local temple which several people (I think) assure me is 5000 years old.
From the temple, we went to a tea estate and continued our early evening stroll through the hills. Despite being quite a small plantation, it was beautiful to see the plants rolling off into the distance. On the shortcut back I ascertained (with the help of non-verbal communication) the tea production process from a passing cutter.
We wandered back ...
... soft and easy for an old tiger with bad teeth to crunch). One of the other guests told us about sighing a jaguar just at the entrance to the lodge, so I don't think our hosts were over emphasising the danger. Apparently jaguars eat dogs in this area, so that explains the lack of street dogs. We saw some wild boar snuffling around the coffee trees outside our cottage in the late afternoon. While we are staying here we ...
... in the chair closest to the edge of the deck to catch the early morning light topping the trees. Even though I am walking outside to/from work 1.25 hrs a day and walk in and out of the office numerous times a day, I still can't get enough of the balmy weather here. It's perfect. The early mornings and late evenings have a hint of chill, where pants and a breezy shirt are the clothing of choice...the days are around 83 with a hint of breeze. I'm told that it gets "much worse" but ...
... it prudent to order and eat hours in advance of the game ride to avoid upset stomachs. After the state of our rooms, we didn't have high expectations for lunch, but were still miffed and mystified when our order of fries and onion bhaji arrived 2.5 hours later, just before we boarded our safari jeep. Learning from this, we placed our dinner order 3.5 hours early!
The game drive was on a paved road ...
... rubber, cardamom and coffee. There are said to be some wild elephants in the forest - which I would love to see but imagine they are illusive.
However I did see a very pretty little working elephant being led along the road yesterday, carrying an enormous load in his trunk.
On my last day in Mysore I explored 50k north to tick off a few temples, at
Melokote, a Hindu town, with a beautiful 12ct temple on the ...