Travel Blogs from Bangalore, India

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Sareeeeee!, Bangalore, India travel blog

Sareeeeee!

A travel blog entry by bridget2006

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I finally caved - I bought the material for a saree today.   Heather and Lauren bought material recently and dropped it off at the tailors for the blouse to be made.    I wanted to wait and see what theirs turned out to be before ...

Brick Lane, Bangalore, India travel blog

Brick Lane

A travel blog entry by hollycreed

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... . Brick Lane is a grill place situated on top of a boutique hotel off 100 Foot Road in the middle of Bangalore. Like most of where I have visited in India the restaurant was full of expats and there was karaoke on offer. So I sat down and ordered a blue ...

Goan to Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Goan to Bangalore

A travel blog entry by ian_parnaby

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... airports so you have to be aware and keep a close watch. Chaos exists even in the smallest of locations from our experience. Bangalore was somewhat an after-thought in our planning. In our planning it became obvious that to get from Goa to Kerala, all ...

Train travel day, Bangalore, India travel blog

Train travel day

A travel blog entry by suzduck

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We caught the 10:40am train to Bangalore. It was a spacious & comfortable carriage – only three seats across.  We sat behind each other & Suzanne moved about.  On arrival we moved into the Shillton Hotel at Rs 55/- then we ...

Disappointing photo, Bangalore, India travel blog

Disappointing photo

A travel blog entry by suzduck

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We went an all day city tour of Bangalore. The guide was particularly good. We took his photo to send to him after our return to Australia. The gardens were probably the best part of the tour. Bangalore is known as the garden city.   ...

First Fabric Purchase, Bangalore, India travel blog

First Fabric Purchase

A travel blog entry by npacadia

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Written by Shira…..  While orienting ourselves to our neighborhood the other evening, we came upon a small family run fabric shop, selling "suitings," lining materials for garments and other cotton fabrics and threads. My eyes were drawn to ...

Rangolis in the Neighborhood, Bangalore, India travel blog

Rangolis in the Neighborhood

A travel blog entry by npacadia

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At the entrance to many of the homes and apartments in our neighborhood (and even in front of some commercial shops and restaurants) are hand drawn rangoli designs. These geometric shapes are a form of Hindu folk art that serves as decoration and good ...

With the kids, Bangalore, India travel blog

With the kids

A travel blog entry by suspence

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We are now in Bangalore for the second stage of our 60 days in India. We finished our independant tour of the north and then flew to Bangalore via Mumbia.  Had to get up at 5:30 am to catch an 8:20 am flight that was only 20 mins late.  Arrived ...

Our Bangalore Apartment, Bangalore, India travel blog

Our Bangalore Apartment

A travel blog entry by npacadia

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... of both the research institute I’ll be based at and the school where Shira will be a volunteer teacher.  Bangalore is in the State of Karnataka in southern India. It is the high tech and call center for the country; many of the people you might ...

Food Glorious Food, Bangalore, India travel blog

Food Glorious Food

A travel blog entry by npacadia

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... round metal bowls to eat or dip with. One of more memorable restaurant eats was at the Mavali Tiffin Room in downtown Bangalore. Known as the MTR, the vegetarian restaurant was started in 1924 to provide affordable and clean food for common people. There ...

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