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May 10th – The strong arm of the law

We awoke an hour before dawn. It was still cool. We had decided to beat the heat and find a vantage point above the town to watch the sun rise over the strange rocks. To our surprise, however, we walked … Continue reading

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May 9th – Hampi

It was a strange sensation to have awoken from a dream about my home and my family, to realise that I was gliding smoothly sideways across a strange, rocky landscape in central India. As I shuffled out of my carriage … Continue reading

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May 7th – Artistic feats and street eats

 The palace that greeted our arrival to Mysore was something more of an enigma than we had originally realised. It was not quite the piece of Mughal architecture that it had seemed from several hundred feet away, but in fact … Continue reading

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May 6th – Mysore

The early sun was just poking through the tall treetops we parted company with our host- he had been a sterling gentleman. Rosie, Bilaji and the girls accompanied us as far as the road. There was a local shrine that … Continue reading

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