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Friday here, a bit of a pause as tomorrow is a rest day. Breakfast at our favorite place sitting with other students from Russia and the US. We had a laugh when talking about enjoying smiling at people here . The Russian group told us that there if you smiled at people outside your close circle people will ask you if you are stupid or crazy. That made sense later when I talked to another Russian student and she asked me why I smile ...
... an early night. The next evening Palak took us into the city centre again to sample some locally brewed Toit ale. I have not drunk such fine beer since leaving Yorkshire, and so the experience came as a very welcome surprise after we had been told that India was a dry country, where alcohol was limited mainly to the hippy, radical states, like Goa (which we hope to get to later). We had been expecting 6 weeks of mostly cold turkey. “Not at all” ...
... interesting to chat to someone who could so strongly defend the practice of arranged marriage.
The time in the bus was also spent watching trashy Indian films, interspersed with roadside restaurants.
At around 10am I got into Mysore, found my hotel, and spoke with the receptionist about the things I hoped to do in my short stay in the city. We worked out it would be easiest to get a tuk-tuk to, and 20 minutes later, ...
... the aisle from us. He had just been staring fixedly at Lauren. We had assumed that that had been his seat, but apparently he was just there to eye-**** the Western girl. Charming.
The family also managed to alleviate the number of squatters in our cabin. At around 10pm a series of Indians started poking around looking for opportunities to steal a bed. We ended up with a couple sitting on our bed/chair for a bit before they were moved on. As ...
... so there was no haggling over price, but the genuine nature of the products was guaranteed. Jessica and I happened to be the right state of mind to enjoy the experience of shopping. There is no such thing as casual browsing, and sloping out the door with no purchases. We were instead invited to sit down on padded stools as soon as we arrived, and all sorts of goods were brought to us. As a ...