Travel Blogs from Bangalore, India

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Namaste India, Bangalore, India travel blog

Namaste India

A travel blog entry by welovemondays


... green rolling hills almost reminiscent of home as was the climate. Thankfully our guesthouse had a roaring log fire in the evenings as we found ourselves needing to wrap up warm in southern India.   Next stop Bangalore and a visit from Steve's ...

Our first Indian train trip-destination Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Our first Indian train trip-destination Bangalore

A travel blog entry by adelecarroll


... surprised! For around £4 we got an AC cabin chair with plenty of leg room for our two hour journey between Mysore and Bangalore and we were also provided a complimentary bottle of water, biscuits and sweets - very worthwhile! The journey was simple and ...

External Influence, Bangalore, India travel blog

External Influence

A travel blog entry by lindsaypund


... car rentals is more of managing chauffeurs rather than vehicles. Aditya told us that 95% of the chauffer services in India are unorganized or illegal according to government regulations. Ironically, because the unorganized operations come at a lower ...

Finding my

Finding my "Indian" feet (Again)

A travel blog entry by jel2862

... however my driver is very good. He drives with his left side mirror retracted and ignores everything except in front of him. Driving in India is easy. Just watch what is ahead of you and avoid cars, people, bikes, taxi's and cows as you drive. Drive ...

Technology and Actors, Bangalore, India travel blog

Technology and Actors

A travel blog entry by daveandlisa


... of instability around Bangalore. All the shops and businesses closed down for the 3 or 4 days following Rajkumar's death, and Bangalore unfortunately experienced a bit of backlash from their western clients. They rely on the call centres here, and if ...

Our Neighborhood, Bangalore, India travel blog

Our Neighborhood

A travel blog entry by compassionfruit


These are photos from around our immediate neighborhood - Sri Nagar. It can be like a village unto itself, which is strange in a city of 6 million. we are the only white faces around, so we do stand out and still are stared at and and the woman ...

Be a volunteer !, Bangalore, India travel blog

Be a volunteer !

A travel blog entry by nalddo


... . For a long time, I had planned to couchsurf in Bangalore, and it was no way I would do it by Indians. Since Bangalore hosts many French companies, I thought it would not be hard to find a French expatriate on the network. Actually, I found several, and ...

More Pics!, Sahakar Nagar (Bangalore), India travel blog

More Pics!

A travel blog entry by bengalurubrit


the run (no, not

the run (no, not "the runs")...

A travel blog entry by troseen


... , the section isn't a huge pull, but!...on this day there is an article in the bottom right hand corner about the Bangalore International Marathon the coming Sunday. i thought to myself, people are going to be so impressed that i had the restraint to ...

Sights and Sounds of Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Sights and Sounds of Bangalore

A travel blog entry by sjk


I went to my neighbor's house to see Scooby Dooby-Doo. Scooby is a golden retriever dog. He is a nice dog. Then, I went to an aunt’s house. They also have a dog, called Scooby. He is a mutt, but not so friendly. At my aunt’s house, I ate some ...

End of the Indian Adventure, Bangalore, India travel blog

End of the Indian Adventure

A travel blog entry by tomandamy


... .  I managed to drag Amy away from her sunbed and cocktails and we caught a night bus through the centre of India to Bangalore, our last stop before leaving the subcontinent and moviong on the next section of our trip in Southeast Asia. Bangloare ...

The Eyesore, Bangalore, India travel blog

The Eyesore

A travel blog entry by sarahvani

Bangalore was disgusting. There's no other word for it. For the first time I could fully comprehend that India has 1.2 billion people and they have a severe problem. There were so many people I couldn't believe it, literally everywhere. I also read in The ...

Cholera Epidemic, Bangalore, India travel blog

Cholera Epidemic

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

... onward from there, to, well, he suggested Gujurat. We decided to go for it. First we went to a restaurant he recommended in Bangalore, the Sukhsagar, which he sent us off in a rickshaw to. There we drank carrot juice and ate chat snacks. As Tattva ...

Awaiting the big day:), Bangalore, Karnataka, India travel blog

Awaiting the big day:)

A travel blog entry by sashaj

I arrived back in Bangalore on Thursday morning, bright and early. Decided i needed a little R & R (in a city of 11 million, is that possible?) before the recording session in a few days. Heather and Greg stayed behind and will be joining me on monday. ...

Goodbye Trichy, Bangalore, India travel blog

Goodbye Trichy

A travel blog entry by antonber

... breaded, and they were delicious.  i watched as students piled out of the many schools and universities that occupy much of bangalore's real estate. i stepped into a european cafe (i don't recollect the name now) to grab a cup of tea.  soon ...

FYI, Bangalore, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by zoe.siegel

So I have decided that there is no way I will have time to tell everything I want to tell in this blog without having to live in this internet cafe.  So I am going to write a list of things and you can message me and as me more about them if you are ...

Making a Dash, Bangalore - Delhi - Manali, India travel blog

Making a Dash

A travel blog entry by alokshukla

... Delhi, we took our dinner at a road side dhaba. Suddenly we all felt change in temperatures, it was hot and humid, Bangalore was so much pleasant, Delhi was a complete contrast. Post dinner, everybody decided to take quick nap till Chandigarh which was ...

Gaining a new perspective, Bangalore, India travel blog

Gaining a new perspective

A travel blog entry by bengalurubrit


... ;s still a lot I need to understand about how “globalization” and “westernization” are occurring in India, and how socio-economic conditions affect the ways in which they manifest. These points also highlight a serious challenge to ...

buses and beaches, Bangalore, India travel blog

buses and beaches

A travel blog entry by ex-cession

... up that evening, and, feeling I had done the short time I had allowed myself in hampi justice, went to catch my train to Bangalore. And here I am, sat in an internet café, about to go for my lunch at koshy’s café, a place my grandparent used to ...

Goa, Karwar, Gokarna, Murudeshwar & Jog Falls, Bangalore, India travel blog

Goa, Karwar, Gokarna, Murudeshwar & Jog Falls

A travel blog entry by vphebbare


... the day has come to start our trip i.e. on Sunday, the 14th of September 2008. Day 1 (14 September 2008, Sunday) Route : Jagadish Nagar, Bangalore (0 Kms, 6:00 am) Nelamangala (34 Kms, 6:50 am) [Break 1 (61 Kms, 7:15 am to 7:50 am)] Tumkur (79 Kms, ...

Hosur, Bangalore, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by sneakytrees


... shopping one last time. Then to a wedding reception that our hosts are attending at the Seventh Day Adventist school here in Bangalore. Tomorrow I will do a little work in the clinic maybe and then we will (maybe) take a bus to Pondicherry. who ...

Sarees!, Bangalore, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by lacooney


Bridget and I got sarees made (a blouse, and a wrap).  We wore them to school on our last day.  we tripped over them a lot, but we sure felt ...

Delayed, Bangalore, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by vachon_88

... we learned that our flight was delayed by another 3 hours. In all our time in India not once, by train, by bus or by plain we left in time! After all delays we only 4 hours stop over in Bangalore. It wasn't enough to go explore the city as we had ...

Transportation..., Bangalore, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by jocelynd


Namaste! Jermaine and I arrived in the Southern city of Bangalore a few days ago. We have been busy exploring this place that neither of us have been to before. Indians have a unique style of getting from point A to point B; here are a few of my ...

Neighbors, Bangalore, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by adventurlandia


... for these kinds of things. Mmmm. Apparently these are happening in all big Indian cities. It didn’t used to happen in Bangalore until the past number of years because of the number of people coming in and migrating to the city for the tech boom. ...

Fest des Lichts in Bangalore, Bangalore, India travel blog

Fest des Lichts in Bangalore

A travel blog entry by sonjamargarethe


... , eine Inderin, die in Frankfurt aufgewachsen ist. Interessant, wie sich die Kulturen da vermischen.    In Bangalore war auch der Markt sehr interessant. Riesengrosse Haufen von Farbpulver, Saecke voll Gewuerze, liebevoll aufgetuermtes Obst ...

Leaving Parikrma, Bangalore, India travel blog

Leaving Parikrma

A travel blog entry by lacooney


Haven't updated for a while, internet access has not been plentiful and we've been swamped with teaching. I'll comment more on the teaching experience at Parikrma, but for now here's some pictures to tide the one or two people reading this :) these are ...

A civilised city - loving it!, Bangalore, Karnataka, India travel blog

A civilised city - loving it!

A travel blog entry by joannec

... Shakalaka Boom Boom!  Again quite good and understood it ok.  Getting quite into these Bollywood movies! Only thing I hate about Bangalore is the rikshaw drivers.  Everyone of them is out to rip me off.  A few of them got a lecture ...

First day on the job, Sahakara Nagar (Bangalore), India travel blog

First day on the job

A travel blog entry by bengalurubrit


Today was my first day working at Dakshin Foundation, a local NGO that does research and community programs with environmental conservation throughout India. Me and one of my roommates (and fellow co-worker) walked to the office, a 25 minute walk from our ...

Shopping time, Bangalore, India travel blog

Shopping time

A travel blog entry by bevin


... pennies.  Had my first pedi by a guy - manican? :) was super, followed by happy hour in tower we are in - no other women!  worlds behind in many ways this India. Lovely veg dinner before heading to bed before Yoga Retreat in a.m. and R to work. ...

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