Ashraya International Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Business Services
Photos of Ashraya International Hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Ashraya International Hotel Bangalore
Travel Blogs from Bangalore
As week two reaches its sell by date and the first ring of fire tenderly tugs at my insides, experiences so far lend themselves to suggest that I will love Bangalore. Chaos and Indian 'dog-eats-dog' attitude is rife (especially on the roads) but I’m greatly enjoying it.
WORK: there’s always a fine line to tread with the information one should post online - not knowing what searches this blog may respond to or who may read it. Despite not having a bad word to ...
... did in the (almost) four months I spent in Bangalore.
The first half was hectic and not so well organized. Observing at St. Sara’s was sometimes very confronting and emotionally tough. But I learned so much about the culture and about the education in India. Visiting all the schools was impressive. I saw with my own eyes how big the gap between poor and rich is in this country and how education is organized in ...
Before we left for India, Shira had been searching for volunteer opportunities in Bangalore. One of the places she contacted was the Parikrma Humanity Foundation, which operates 4 schools in the city for slum children. Over 1500 students (kindergarten-12 grade) from nearly 70 slums are served by the foundation's schools.
Parikrma was very interested in having Shira volunteer and yesterday, we visited the school, faculty and students. Amazingly, ...
... hotel completely free, making it a successful trip. Getting back to the hotel we picked up our bags and headed out in search of a restaurant we had found in the book. I stupidly picked a tuck tuck with a driver who looked as if he was about 15 years old, so I shouldn’t be surprised that we got lost and couldn’t find the restaurant that we wanted. After he had asked about 6 other people for directions we decided to call it a night and got him to drop us off at ...
... I, which was so thoughtful and very appreciated. Emily received jewelry, while I got a small ceramic representation of the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesh, the remover of obstacles - a wish of prosperity for Emily and I and our lives as he looks over us. It was a fun night and a great way to spend time with some of the teachers we were closest to before our final day.
Our last day was a moving one, as students and teachers alike wished us well for the rest ...