Travel Blogs from Bangalore, India

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A Change of Mind - Golfing at Eagleton, Bangalore, India travel blog

A Change of Mind - Golfing at Eagleton

A travel blog entry by swamiv

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... ! One of my hopes on this trip was to play some golf with the kids. In fact the service apartment we had in Bangalore was purposefully chosen as it was adjacent to a golf course, KGA (Karnataka Golf association). I had harbored visions of going to the ...

Into the heat..., Bangalore, India travel blog

Into the heat...

A travel blog entry by raj_and_komilla

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... hours Raj started to feel really unwell. We guessed this was due to happen but poor Raj really suffered. The first few days in Bangalore were spent resting and eating fruits. When Raj felt up to it we went to one of the malls called Mantri Mall ...

Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bangalore

A travel blog entry by la-vie-de-suz

... (9W) #441 Dep Mumbai 5:40 pm Arv Bangalore 7:15 pm Bangalore Hotel:  The Taj West End Hotel Race Course Road Bangalore, 560 001 Tel:  011-91-80-6660-5660 http://www.tajhotels.com/Luxury/The%20Taj%20West%20End,BANGA LORE/default.htm ...

Colourful countryside near Belur, Bangalore, India travel blog

Colourful countryside near Belur

A travel blog entry by indianature

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... any other.  All the famous coffee plantations and greenery are at least 30 km away.  We had to return to Bangalore, a good five hour drive, so we decided against going any further. Some colourful pictures from the countryside between Belur and ...

Couple of days prior to the trip, Bangalore, India travel blog

Couple of days prior to the trip

A travel blog entry by drivenshoot

... , so the preparations were quick. Contacted the Bunglow on the Beach guys at the tranquebar, got in touch with thier Bangalore office, made reservations, visited them at Malleshwaram to make the advance payment etc. Today morning i learnt that my friend ...

back in Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

back in Bangalore

A travel blog entry by sashaj

... I left Puttaparthi on friday morning after a teary departure saying goodbye to my friend, Sai Geetha (at the school)I landed in Bangalore friday afternoon after a 5 hour bus ride. It is much cooler here, only 32c...Much easier sleeping at night! We had ...

My first full day in India, Bangalore, India travel blog

My first full day in India

A travel blog entry by jel2862

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... nbsp; Finally when we boarded, we just walked on.  They boarded in rows but it was for the most part ignored.   Arrived in Bangalore with no issues.  It is 1am in the next morning and it took 1 hr to get my bags.  There was no other ...

Day 13: Bangalore - Garden City, Bangalore, India travel blog

Day 13: Bangalore - Garden City

A travel blog entry by theepan

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... has now become quite a cosmopolitan city with the raise of IT job opportunities. There are people from all over India who live in Bangalore. Quite a few foreigners too. You will find a westerners in hotels, most on business trips. And I also found that ...

Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bangalore

A travel blog entry by stevewilliams

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... guest house. But because it is still under construction the sidewalks were crazy, living up to Bangalore's reputation as having some of the worst pavement in India. My travel partners, Ula and Dave, arrived in the evening and we started a weekend of ...

One last day in India :(, Bangalore, India travel blog

One last day in India :(

A travel blog entry by bevin

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Arrived back in Bangalore to a hubby with a tooth pounding!  Just hoping to keep the pain in check to get home to have it taken care of.  Hotel staff so attentive!  Sent Rich a bouquet of red roses saying "Get well soon!".  And ohh the ...

Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bangalore

A travel blog entry by rowlandson

Bangalore ...

India., Bangalore , India travel blog

India.

A travel blog entry by reds_adventure

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... above sea level, so has a cooler climate than Delhi or Mumbai (Bombay).  Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India because of its position as the nation's leading information technology exporter. A demographically diverse city, ...

Bangalore - call centre central, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bangalore - call centre central

A travel blog entry by kathryn

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Flying from Kolkata, we arrived into Bangalore airport. I really hadn't read much about the city,my knowledge limited to my time working for the lovely Abbey National when i spent many an hour talking with colleagues from the Bangalore call centre! We ...

Goodbye to India, Bangalore, India travel blog

Goodbye to India

A travel blog entry by sjk

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I awoke at 1 am because of loud firecrackers and people screaming Happy New Year. Somehow I got back to sleep. In the morning, when I went for a walk, I saw chalk powder patterns in front of many houses. Some were colorful, others were simple. Some ...

Sacred Cows, Sacred Children, Bangalore, India travel blog

Sacred Cows, Sacred Children

A travel blog entry by compassionfruit

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Sacred Cows, Sacred Children I am not sure how this tragedy began, seeing it in action seems like a crime. Worshiping animal as god, seems an odd plan, but children in slavery has to end in our time. Cows wander on the streets here, millions ...

Arrival, Bangalore, India travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by swamiv

Rajiv and I landed in Bangalore at 2am. Bangalore has a brand spankin' new airport now - it looks like any modern airport. Unfortunately, the new airport is on the northern outskirts of town, which is now a 2 hour drive from the center of the city. But at ...

Field trip!, Bangalore, India travel blog

Field trip!

A travel blog entry by bengalurubrit

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... a good picture of my travels. Hopefully you can all get through it. Let me go back to Wednesday, August 1, the day I left Bangalore: I ordered my bus ticket online ahead of time because I was nervous about missing the bus. Normally you can just show up ...

Back in Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Back in Bangalore

A travel blog entry by sashaj

Arrived in Bangalore late evening and was met at the airport by Sam and Ron (my host family). As per Indian hospitality I was fed before retiring to bed. The next day i awoke early after a great sleep. We went in the car to Whitefield to Sai Baba's ...

Temple & Building Budding, Bangalore, India travel blog

Temple & Building Budding

A travel blog entry by babadon

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... women without hard hats, but real hard heads, carrying the sand and gravel for the cement mixer.  Men helped too as you can see.  I have included a contrast in transportation.  A 747, and on the streets of Bangalore.  ...

Yoga Therapy this is NOT!!, Bangalore, India travel blog

Yoga Therapy this is NOT!!

A travel blog entry by bevin

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Well, I certainly do take big bites when I do things!!  This is full on Hatha Yoga! of which I've never had a single class before coming here :) Ya might say I'm learning a heck of a lot!  and fell into bed totally pooped at 9 last ...

The Not-So-Great Times in India, Bangalore, Karnataka, India travel blog

The Not-So-Great Times in India

A travel blog entry by ruthbarz

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... a day behind).  We left for Bangalore at 7:45AM on Friday and got into the city by 11. We then proceeded to the Infosys Bangalore campus which took, quite literally 2 hours.  So we are on the campus and they tell us to go eat, and that we ...

keeping my sense of humour:), Bangalore, Karnataka, India travel blog

keeping my sense of humour:)

A travel blog entry by sashaj

... ) of this experience of scooping the warm patty up between my toes, much to the enjoyment of passers by:) There is NO privacy in India:) Everytime i have the pleasure of a going for a walk i am inundated with "what do you want?" "where are you going?" ...

Internship and party time, Bangalore, India travel blog

Internship and party time

A travel blog entry by louisaellerker

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... and cooks.  I have spent my five weeks in a government boys home where boys who are found (mainly at the railways) in Bangalore are taken to this home and essentially locked up in a building all day with only a TV for entertainment...and for 150 ...

Fragmented/jet lagged day, Bangalore, India travel blog

Fragmented/jet lagged day

A travel blog entry by bevin

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... was yoga start - R hit the gym First to Computer Shop - yup - I'd forgotten my power cord but never fear in this part of India - IT capital of the world - found it for $40 - probably over $100 at home. Off to Commercial street which used to be fun ...

Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bangalore

A travel blog entry by gerhard

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still to ...

India, Bangalore, India travel blog

India

A travel blog entry by loubie

... in a very strange internet cafe that is more like a hut/shack type of thing and im balancing on an upturned plastic bucket. So far Bangalore isnt the crazy Indian city i expected but im sure in the next few days ill change my mind. Am hoping that the ...

Thank you India, Bangalore, India travel blog

Thank you India

A travel blog entry by helinachan

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... gyrating on them poles! And despite my previous rant about repetition, "Viva Panjim" received custom from us again before we left for Bangalore on the 12hour sleeper a/c coach! This was not bad and I hit dream land pretty much straight away. I wake up to ...

Relaxing in Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Relaxing in Bangalore

A travel blog entry by sjk

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I am back in Bangalore again. Today, I went to the post office to mail some cards. The post office is similar to the ones in CA, except that the back of the stamps are not sticky. I had to use weird looking paste to stick the stamps. Then, we went to a ...

Yes or No ?, Bangalore, India travel blog

Yes or No ?

A travel blog entry by sjk

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... home, I also saw people selling vegetables and flowers around the house. They scream loudly to get attention. During my stay in India, I have learned that shaking your head left and right means something. See the video and let me know if shaking the ...

Easter Week in Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Easter Week in Bangalore

A travel blog entry by jel2862

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... it. All in all it has been a normal week in India. When I am writing this, it is Monday morning here in Bangalore. Last weekend I worked in the Office on Saturday and for easter Sunday found a local Independent Baptist church to go to church. This ...

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