Travel Blogs from Pune, India

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BBQ Shapes!, Pune, India travel blog

BBQ Shapes!

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... that we came in every day to eat too (being the only whities there!). It's a strange town, Pune. It's supposed to be the next IT centre of India after Bangalore. There is the contrast of the desperately poor wandering the streets and the usual other ...

Stress be gone!, Pune, India travel blog

Stress be gone!

A travel blog entry by jameybarrows

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... visited the internationally renowned Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute. We toured the campus- completely clean, verdant, and well-groomed. I notice in India that where there’s a will (and some money) there’s a way to keep things clean. Otherwise ...

Getting schooled, Pune, India travel blog

Getting schooled

A travel blog entry by jameybarrows

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Today we visited children in an orphanage, a school, and a shelter throughout Pune and its surrounding rural area. The orphanage, called Save Our Schools (SOS) village, is divided into 20 small cottages (10 children and one "mother" to each cottage). The ...

Missed Out, Pune, India travel blog

Missed Out

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... was double our usual amount. Fuck me it was an expensive town. It is also meant to be the new silicon valley of India after Bangalore. Well, the city did have a slightly different feel, there was a supermarket with Tim Tams, BBQ Shapes and other Aussie ...

Buddhist caves and a wild ride, Pune, India travel blog

Buddhist caves and a wild ride

A travel blog entry by jameybarrows

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Yesterday was a blast! Hopefully I'll have my pics from yesterday and the day before loaded soon- the computers here are making it difficult/impossible. By the way, as I’m writing this the lights just went out for a minute- this happens regularly ...

last hurrah in Pune, Pune, India travel blog

last hurrah in Pune

A travel blog entry by jameybarrows

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I sit here the night before leaving for Cochin relieved to have at least temporarily solved my camera problems- neither of the two business center computers nor my friend's laptop will recognize my camera, although this hadn’t been an issue ...

Freezing in India, Pune, India travel blog

Freezing in India

A travel blog entry by jameybarrows

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... a bus to Aga Khan Palace where Gandhi and his wife Kasturba were imprisoned after Gandhi had begun the Quit India movement in 1942 (civil disobedience movement for independence from Britain). During her imprisonment there Kasturba passed away, apparently ...

Live from Pune, India!!, Pune, India travel blog

Live from Pune, India!!

A travel blog entry by peggyinindia

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... have missed out on the booming specialty coffee market so far, because they have always sold they're coffee as "coffee from India" Instead, in the specialty market, the roaster and the consumer quite often want to know exactly what region the coffee they ...

Monsoon Magic, Pune, India travel blog

Monsoon Magic

A travel blog entry by anjmahen

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After a few days in the intense heat and humidity of Bangkok, I was worried about stepping into the monsoon season in India. Luckily, the temperature was actually pleasant when i landed into Hyderabad airport. My uncle picked me up from the airport and we ...

Chaos and Curries, Pune, India travel blog

Chaos and Curries

A travel blog entry by pauline_callum

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... and managed to shake him off) Now that we have finished our cathartic vent, let us move on to the more charming aspects of India! Before mentioning specific places, let me tell you about the food. We both love Indian food at home but here everything is so ...

German Bakery, Pune, India travel blog

German Bakery

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

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... locals. The tin sheet roof, bamboo shoots for walls and wooden benches didn't stand a chance. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Pune_bombing I had heard that the cafe had been restored and that it is now fully operational. I wanted to go see the ...

Coconut Puja, Pune, India travel blog

Coconut Puja

A travel blog entry by meganmargureite

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Ever since I had heard my friend Greg talked about the “Indian christening” he partook in while working in India I’ve been hoping for some new equipment to be installed at work.  The ceremony I speak of involves smashing ...

Back to Goa, Ahsvem, India travel blog

Back to Goa

A travel blog entry by anjmahen

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... just to start getting familiar with the process of buying land. Of course, I cannot be sure of the physical location (thinking about India, US, or South America for starters), but I feel more confident that I (and partners) can create this kind of space. ...

a fine day in Pune, Pune, India travel blog

a fine day in Pune

A travel blog entry by sneakytrees

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... because she was in a panic but they were able to talk her into staying. On a lighter note she said that all of India is following the wedding plans of Aishwarya Rai and Abishek Bachan.  They were able to do some sort of ceremony that removed the ...

Jejuri, Pune, India travel blog

Jejuri

A travel blog entry by surenshete

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Just like Tarkarli, I was planning to go to Jejuri from a long time. Jejuri is located on Pune-Baramati Road and the distance form Pune is 40kms. It is well connected with the public transport and the road is also very good. You can catch any bus from ...

What's in my backpack?, Pune, India travel blog

What's in my backpack?

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

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"Less is More" when packing a backpack for long term travel is what I have been told and I've read copious number of blogs on using a 'backpack versus suitcase' for this type of travel. The premise of all the reading was that if you intend to ...

Mumbai to Pune and back again, Pune, India travel blog

Mumbai to Pune and back again

A travel blog entry by beverleywhite

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... traffic approached. In the end though we arrived in one piece with new knowledge such as the popularity of Harry Potter throughout India. You learn something new every day! Also we now know that we need to book train tickets in advance. This second piece ...

Marooned!, Pune, India travel blog

Marooned!

A travel blog entry by serenelisabeth

Well I have done some strange things in my time but this really has to be up there with the best of them. One minute i'm on a plane talking to middle aged travellers who have just finished their golden triangle tour 5 star style and the next I am dressed ...

Ganesh and Me, Pune, India travel blog

Ganesh and Me

A travel blog entry by meganmargureite

... book reading, and the occasional meal.  A friend convinced me to see a doctor on Tuesday afternoon and so I had my first India medical experience.  The doctor's office was right outside Brahma and I was carted over on motorbike.  She was described to ...

slow day in Pune and the beef, Pune, India travel blog

slow day in Pune and the beef

A travel blog entry by sneakytrees

Yesterday I had a massage with a therapist from New York.  We had a great conversation and he said that it was fun talking to an american especially for humor and jokes.  Most people don't get our humor, he said.  He told me things about ...

Pune, India -first weeks of shooting, Pune, India travel blog

Pune, India -first weeks of shooting

A travel blog entry by hugoanddenis

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... to a temple site on a hill outside the city which was quite beautiful. There were about 4 temples on the site. A man from northern India insisted on me taking a picture with him, then with him mother, then with his wife, then with him mother and him and ...

MY JOURNEY FROM GOA TO PUNE, Pune, India travel blog

MY JOURNEY FROM GOA TO PUNE

A travel blog entry by ataulla.abid

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... to Hotel Kundan Palace. The total journey lasting for around 8 hours, was a long one. We explored several attractive spots in Pune like Sinhagad Fort, Shaniwad Wada, Agha Khan Palace, Mushil Lake and Pashan Lake. Thelist of tourist attractions in Pune is ...

puna, pune, India travel blog

puna

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Yllattava junamatka, Pune, India travel blog

Yllattava junamatka

A travel blog entry by anssku

Oli tarkoitus matkata kohti Punea monen  pysahdyksen kautta, mutta jalleen suunnitelmat muuttuivat. Kavelimme Gogarnalla aamun raikkaudessa Om rannan paahan, josta nousimme tielle ja tappelimme riksan itsellemme. Olimme kayneet matkatoimistoissa ja ...

Settling in..., Pune, India travel blog

Settling in...

A travel blog entry by anjmahen

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... main platform held the DJ and the 3rd platform was supposed to be for us, the fire performers. But of course, since this is India, there was absolutely no order, and the last platform was packed with people as well. The moving party with literally tens of ...

tarina jatkuu, Pune, India travel blog

tarina jatkuu

A travel blog entry by anssku

Odotimme siis isantaamme useita tunteja, mutta aikamme ei kaynyt pitkaksi, silla meita viihdyttivat milloin koulupojat (talon emanta oli hindin kielen opettaja ja antoi kotonaan opetusta muutamille koululaisille) ja milloin palvelija kysymyksillaan. ...

Day 5-6: Pune, spirituality and B52s, Pune, India travel blog

Day 5-6: Pune, spirituality and B52s

A travel blog entry by fabienr

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... Memorial museum at the Aga Khan Palace. This is the place where Gandhi was jailed by the British after delivering is "Quit India" speech in Mumbai in 1942. He was interned there along with his wife Kasturba, his secretary Mahadoebhai Desai and others ...

Pah..., Pune, India travel blog

Pah...

A travel blog entry by simonkal

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Pune... Military police, rubbish food, poor chai, aggressive locals, drugged up yoga students, ... Outa here. On the way out we got a tuk tuk man to take us to a few of the sights.  One of the old ruins was 5r for Indians, 100r for tourists.  ...

german bakery again (in Pune), Pune, India travel blog

german bakery again (in Pune)

A travel blog entry by sneakytrees

... I sort of could find my way if I had to. I am trying to figure out why it is hard to paint a picture of India.  On the one hand everything here is different.  The architecture,  the roads,  the traffic,  the way of ...

Isannan luona Punessa, Pune, India travel blog

Isannan luona Punessa

A travel blog entry by anssku

Nyt istun isantaperheemme tyohuoneen lattialla, jossa myos nukuimme ohkaisilla patjoilla. Keittiossa soi alttarilaulu, joka on koko ajan sama kappale ja palvelia haaraa ympariinsa tata kolmen huoneen kerrostalo asuntoa. Soimme asken aamupalaksi vaaleaa ...

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