Travel Blogs from Bangalore, India

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Bangalore Revisited, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bangalore Revisited

A travel blog entry by jdcotton

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Thursday was a travel and business day, and I didn't take any photos. I stayed at the Bangalore Avanta by Taj, which was very nice, but the traffic woke me up this morning before I wanted to be. The Oberoi was next door, where my colleagues were staying, ...

I got my Luggage, Bangalore, India travel blog

I got my Luggage

A travel blog entry by zoe.siegel

... like the food here.  After breakfast we took turns taking cold bucket showers then went downstairs to meet our bangalore teachers and coordinators.       After the orientation, Meg, Lauren and I were feeling adventureous ...

The Empresses' new clothes, Bangalore, India travel blog

The Empresses' new clothes

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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... in the end we spent a lot of time just waiting in the car. But we also a glimpse of the beautiful side of Bangalore : First the Vidhana Soudha, a majestic building in a neo-Dravidian style with domes, plillars and archways that reminded me of the old ...

Bang we're in!, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bang we're in!

A travel blog entry by mosesthewench

... ! Very frustrated at the lack of dancing opportunities, we were forced to return to the hotel, a bit disillusioned about Bangalore's supposedly 'hip and happening' reputation. Hmph. Next morning, our lightweightedness got the better of us again and we ...

Day 1: Journey to Jaipur, Bangalore, India travel blog

Day 1: Journey to Jaipur

A travel blog entry by somnath

We left for Jaipur from Bangalore International airport by a Spicejet Flight SG344. It takes about 4 hours to reach Jaipur via Mumbai. ...

Weekend Trip to Maha Lakshmi Golden Temple, Bangalore, India travel blog

Weekend Trip to Maha Lakshmi Golden Temple

A travel blog entry by vphebbare

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... two kids Ranjit & Ranjan As usual we did some research on the net and found two possible routes for Vellore. Route–I Bangalore > Hosur > Krishnagiri > Bargur > Natrampalli > Vaniyambadi > Ambur > Madhanur > Pallikondan ...

Zoo, Beer and Cricket! (oh, and Heathrow), Bangalore, India travel blog

Zoo, Beer and Cricket! (oh, and Heathrow)

A travel blog entry by jundan

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... single handedly won Ireland the game. I was so pleased to be there to see such an individual achievement. Bangalore is recommended for anyone travelling to India for the first time. It is very western and will ease you slowly in to Indian culture without ...

Light Festival at neighbouring village - PHOTO's!, Bangalore, India travel blog

Light Festival at neighbouring village - PHOTO's!

A travel blog entry by bevin

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This is the India I have wanted to see in all my trips here.  I am so incredibly blessed to have all these experiences virtually drop in my lap.  Yoga and meditation sessions have all been private for me - I am not fully sure why on the ...

The Foreign Monkey that I am, Bangalore, India travel blog

The Foreign Monkey that I am

A travel blog entry by adventurlandia

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... and have blonde hair and am there in THEIR safe world of a flower show. What foreigner really goes to a flower show in bangalore? And I must say it’s not too impressive. Maybe it’s impressive because it was all varieties that i’ve seen ...

Street Dancing, Bangalore, India travel blog

Street Dancing

A travel blog entry by adventurlandia

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... has a very open view point along with a friendly and unimposing demeanor. Talks of the future in innovation, economic disparity, examining India's history and now future are all open to stimulating conversation. The drive is a ridiculous stop and go with ...

Bangalore - Hosur - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bangalore - Hosur - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram

A travel blog entry by drivenshoot

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... to Kanchipuram in our ANHC was un-eventful. Sunrise was as usual a beatuiful occassion. My friend from mumbai (who happend to be in Bangalore over the weekend) also joined this trip. He seems to have developed a liking for Civic as a car. He has shot over ...

Where are the crocodiles???, Bangalore, India travel blog

Where are the crocodiles???

A travel blog entry by jon.bxl

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... , before having some "holidays" and partying during 2 weeks on the beach in Goa, and then getting amazing Hampi. I arrived yesterday in Bangalore, and I am now waiting for my bus to Chennai (in 3h), located on the east coast, from where I'll hopefully get ...

Basavangudi Big Bull Temple and Bugle Rock Garden, Bangalore, India travel blog

Basavangudi Big Bull Temple and Bugle Rock Garden

A travel blog entry by indianature

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... pictures from the Bannerghatta Butterfly Park  for comparison.  To start with, even though it is just 25km south of Bangalore, you have to negotiate horrendous traffic down the Bannerghatta road.  It can take more than an hour if the ...

With Friends, Bangalore, India travel blog

With Friends

A travel blog entry by sjk

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It is Christmas and I have got some good presents! My dad decided to visit his best friend from college, Kaushal, and his family. We met them for lunch at a restaurant called "The Only Place". My lunch was very filling. I had spaghetti, garlic bread and ...

Finding my

Finding my "Indian" feet

A travel blog entry by jel2862

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Well today is Wednesday and since my last blog I have experienced a few more things. Before we go there, I want to let everyone know that I am feeling well and my stomach issues are gone. That does not mean I can tolerate the spices but it is better. ...

shopping makes me feel good..., Bangalore, India travel blog

shopping makes me feel good...

A travel blog entry by jermaine

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... else we want to go. 48 hour train ride anyone? there are several things that i have noticed in bangalore that are different than the other places in india i have been, specifically rajasthan. for one, the weather here is amazing! where it was 100+ ...

The Journey to India, Bangalore, India travel blog

The Journey to India

A travel blog entry by bengalurubrit

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... flight progress in real time. These features make the long trip much more bearable. My last amusing experience before landing in Bangalore was having the flight attendants spray insecticide over all of us before we took off in Abu Dhabi. Apparently this ...

Where to Begin? So Much has happened..., Bangalore, India travel blog

Where to Begin? So Much has happened...

A travel blog entry by zoe.siegel

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... is visiting from the US. We live in a fairly large apartment above our fathers parents (this setup is very common in India).  The first evening was a blur of getting settled in and going to sleep.  The next day was a holiday and ...

holy cows, mad cows, wholly mad cows, Bangalore, India travel blog

holy cows, mad cows, wholly mad cows

A travel blog entry by roz

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HI from Bangalore...the silicon valley of india!!!!!a huge and very modren city (for india anyway) where you can buy just about anything, AND I AM! been going on shopping outings every day for teh last 4 coz i'm staying with a friend who is too busy to ...

Bye Bye Banglalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bye Bye Banglalore

A travel blog entry by compassionfruit

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Well, it seems like a long time since we came to this city and we are truly ready to leave. So many people and vehicles, so much pollution and garbage. After being in this intensely sunny climate for three months we are not tanned, actually pale. This ...

Morning @ Bangalore & Drive to Chennai - Sreekala, Bangalore, India travel blog

Morning @ Bangalore & Drive to Chennai - Sreekala

A travel blog entry by break-ke-baad

A nice sound sleep in the chill of Bangalore- after a long time was interrupted by the sound of Suresh & Unnichettan filling water into buckets. It took me a few seconds to realize the fact that no current or water at Vykhari. After all of us ( except ...

Jan 24, 2012, Bangalore, India travel blog

Jan 24, 2012

A travel blog entry by querida

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You Dropped a Bomb on me, Baby, Bangalore, India travel blog

You Dropped a Bomb on me, Baby

A travel blog entry by swamiv

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... . News reports indicate that Islamic militants have claimed responsibility for the blasts. A newspaper article 2 days later would reveal that in Bangalore a ninth bomb was discovered and defused by the bomb squad, just 200 metres from the Forum ...

Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bangalore

A travel blog entry by carterbrown

... from the UK and the States outsource their call centers here.  If you’re talking to someone from India they are most likely in Bangalore.  Over the past years the city has experienced a pretty mild climate change.   This is ...

London to Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

London to Bangalore

A travel blog entry by frodo

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... was a shame as the food was superb !        From there we flew to Bangalore the I T capital of India and of course home to the notorious call centres for banks, B T etc.   ...

Bye Bye Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bye Bye Bangalore

A travel blog entry by choyt1427

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... . We actually saw blue sky!  There were also a lot of trees lining the streets on the way to the Taj Residency hotel. Bangalore is certainly the prettier city. After lunch at the hotel we walked to the "shopping" area.  I have yet to find ...

First week in Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

First week in Bangalore

A travel blog entry by love1017

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... so much for cultural training about timid Indians who generally do not ask questions. We didn't find a lot to explore in Bangalore. We took a walk around town on Sunday before the training started. Crossing the wide streets was scary at times - ...

India, Bangalore, India travel blog

India

A travel blog entry by russchid

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... islands slowing passing by, and great music in the headphones: From the minute we arrived at the old, rundown Bangalore airport, it was obvious India was by far the most undeveloped country on this trip. In stark contrast to Shanghai and Singapore, ...

More Fungalore!, Bangalore, India travel blog

More Fungalore!

A travel blog entry by darafly

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... mat, moaning. The mat is covered in dozens of 10 and 20 Rupee notes and scores of coins. I add some change to the pile. Bangalore is a rich city, and this is the first polio victim beggar I have seen. Locals also give as they pass him, and I wonder what ...

Bangalore bound........ via the Indian railways, Bangalore, India travel blog

Bangalore bound........ via the Indian railways

A travel blog entry by amgrant

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