Quick update, because I'm in a shady Internet kiosk station (its surprisingly difficult to find an Internet connection here :-/ )
First, Tipu Sultan's summer palace has wild monkeys. Either that or the incredible sugarcane juice we got at a fruitstand has been the highlight of my trip.
I'm in Mysore, India. Yesterday, we drove in from Bangalore after flying from Mumbai. I've survived Indian driving for three days now, which amazes me. I also got to ride in a rickshaw yesterday!