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... out of the hotel and headed out to do some sightseeing.
Philomena's Church- largest Catholic church in India.
Maharajahs Palace- by far the best palace we have seen in India. The palace was designed by the British architect Henry Irvin and seemed grander than Buckingham Palace. It was very impressive and we spent a good couple of hours looking around, including a photo shoot with ...
... so we join a queue of people waiting. We conclude it must be a good place given its popularity. The turnaround is reasonably quick and we are soon squeezed in, sharing a table with four Indian men. We select Marsala dosas from the menu - this is best described as a type of thick crispy pancake stuffed with potato. It comes accompanied by two side dish dips, one rather spicier than the other. They are delicious, just as we hoped they would be as ...
... any photos of my purchases as I scoffed them pretty quickly! I can assure you they were really good though! On my way back from the market I found another little gem of a place selling samosas and they were soooo good. They came with some kind of yummy chutney - again no pics cos I quaffed it pretty fast! Stopped by a random bangle shop on my way back to the hotel and ended up buying some even cheaper ones than yesterday, I can't resist ...
... platform, the conductor's always open the carriage doors 30 mins before departure, plenty of time to get on and get your luggage stowed. I was the last of our group to get on the train. It's always a slow process moving down the aisles, you just have to exercise some tolerance as people find their seats and get their stuff put away. I unfortunately, must have had the rudest man in India behind me - he kept pushing me in the back trying to get me ...
... Swamy Temple, and enjoyed the various views and sights the
My next stop was to see the Gagana Chukki & Bhara Chukki waterfalls.
The poor rains in Karnataka had taken its toll on these wonderful
falls. They were a shadow of their true and original self. Nevertheless
the beauty of the place stood out.
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