After five days chilling out in Kerala, we moved on to the next
state, Kanartaka. We hired a car and drove up and through the
Western Ghats. Magnificent. An eye popping drive, through
nine hairpin bends to get to the top of one mountain, and then
down again. Cars, buses, lorries, and even a little rickshaw.
So lush you could almost hear the vegetation growing.
a lake at the top of the mountain
Our final destination, Mysore. A beautiful city, and
a visit to the market.
banana leaves wrapped in paper ready to
go - disposable dinner plates
of course, bananas, and there are so many
varieties and sizes. Really yummy.
the garlic dance. I often wondered who
broke up the garlic bulb, imagining ladies
sitting for hours, chatting away at this
task. All is revealed.
paint powder, for paper, body, and
roses and marigolds to make