Travel Blogs from Bangalore, India

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Raising walls, Bangalore, India travel blog

Raising walls

A travel blog entry by teambolina


By this time, some of us are feeling unwell. Many of us think that the food could be the culprit. This is always the most obvious cause of abdominal discomforts. However, dehydration and sunburn don't help. I would think that many of us, including ...

Pictures from South India, Bangalore, India travel blog

Pictures from South India

A travel blog entry by metamatt

India pictures are on Flickr here (from Matt) and here (from ...

Sunrise on Nandi Hills and Jakkur Neighborhood, Bangalore, India travel blog

Sunrise on Nandi Hills and Jakkur Neighborhood

A travel blog entry by npacadia


... an impregnable fort and summer palace of Tipu Sultan, former ruler of the Mysore Kingdom (which includes the locality of today's Bangalore). Much of his construction on Nandi Hills took place in the late 1700s. When the Mysorean fort was captured by the ...

Sareeeeee!, Bangalore, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by bridget2006


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


... . 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


... 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


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


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


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


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 ...

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