Shringar Intercontinantel Hotel
Travel Blogs from Mysore
... and even a couple of stalls selling long black human hair. We were told the hair comes from women who shave their heads as part of a religious pilgrimage to a Hindu temple.
We also saw numerous vendors selling colorful powders used for making bindis and other symbolic marks. A bindi is the traditional bright colored dot in the center of a Hindu women's forehead. A vermillion colored streak ...
... de suspensions dans les bus ouvert donc à l’arrière ça secoue méchant. Le bus se remplit et je me retrouve avec une femme à moitié assise sur mes genoux pendant près d’1h. Pour les 3h restantes j’ai de la place. J’aime bien regarder le paysage défiler. Par contre j’aime moins regarder devant. Ils conduisent comme si le seul commandement était « sur la route, tu ne dois pas laisser d’espace vide ». Du coup c’est épique !
... half hour ride squeezed in on a short seat with and old lady sitting on my lap and with an unbearable urge to take a leak !!!!
The view from Tela Cauvery, a hill with a temple few kilometers and a short rickshaw ride away, was breathtaking: hills and terraced rice field till the horizon....
But it was much colder than what we were used and what we liked so we left one day early and took a bus to Mangalore and from there a trai to Margao, Goa.
... a curtain separating you from bunks across the corridor. We soon started talking to our new traveling companions, 2 gentlemen from the rail company, who had been in Mysore for a course and were now heading home. One of the gentlemen worked on the longest platform in the world , which I think he called Annapurnam. A traveler across the corridor was very chatty, wanting to know where we came from, what we did and how much we earned?
The railway ...
... peaceful one night stay, and our hosts were very
warm and welcoming.
The following morning we were off again
After the boat ride back to the village,
we caught a local bus which we were expecting to fight our way onto,
but it turned out to be quite empty when we got on, so no panic. A
couple of hours later we were in Intrepid's own accommodation in
Kochi.- a lovely detached house ...