Tag Archives: Mysore

Mysore 1

Friday 13th New Gayathri Bhavan – Rs16/- I’d like to rhyme Mysore with eyesore – there I’ve done it – but that’s undeserving. This town has an order and affluence that I’ve rarely seen elsewhere. While obviously used to visitors … Continue reading

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Mysore 2

New Gayathri Bhavan – Sunday 15th September For a day and a half I’ve further explored Mysore in the company of Deborah, a fellow solo traveller. Her journey through India is for just five weeks, but as she has already … Continue reading

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Mysore 3a

Forced for financial reasons to rest awhile, to gently explore and cheaply live, Mysore is a good place to be. Everywhere is within walking distance, though the crowds preclude a straight path anywhere: the Maharajah’s Palace, Cauvey Handicrafts Emporium, the … Continue reading

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Mysore 3b

16th September 9pm I spent today sans Deborah who is now ten hours into her 40 hour plus train journey to Delhi. I gently made my way to and around Srirangapatna – not the British Raj anglicised Seringapatam as Lonely … Continue reading

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Mysore 4

Tuesday 17th September. 7.30pm I’m still here and overcome with a case of singular slothfulness. I ventured out at one having procrastinated the morning away letter writing. The feeling has been with me ever since I woke up late, at … Continue reading

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Mysore 5a

Wednesday 18th September. 4.45pm A day of positivism. I’ve just paid my bill, intending to bus to Ooty tomorrow at 5.30 or 6am – I must check the times. Whatever, new sights draw me: the prospect of riding the ‘toy … Continue reading

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Mysore 5b

My route took me to the Zoo. Signs were around reminding visitors that “There are less of us than you. Please don’t tease us animals in the zoo” ~ or words to that effect. A noble sentiment yet ignobly ignored … Continue reading

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