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I fought off the monkeys with my umbrella as we ate delicious parathas (doughy flat bread served warm) and curry at the worker's cafe at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. That was the most exciting part of the visit to the sanctuary. The parathas were the best that I had in India and only cost 10 rupees. I'm glad I decided to eat there rather than up …
Today we have two things on the agenda: Visit the Dnata office here in Bangalore and to get a tour of the Oberoi, the hotel where we are staying. We have a bit of a break between the two, so I'll write about the Oberoi later.
As mentioned in yesterday's post, corporate travel is VERY different here in India. Today's meeting with Dnata, a travel management company, confirmed that. The corporate travel industry in India, much like in other parts ...
... come to the conclusion that I don't love Punjabi Cuisine as they tend to use more sauces with milk.
What Does Yes Mean?
So, we don't leave until 2:30 am tonight and we all decided that we should keep one of our rooms until we leave for the airport at 10:30 pm tonight. I cal.led last night on the way to dinner to talk with the hotel. The person I talked to on the phone said no problem and said he would update the system. Once I got to the hotel ...
The Seas of Trash
Bangalore, Karnataka, India—March 19, 2012
Following my intuition didn't exactly transport me to any sort of tropical paradise, that’s for sure, unless you consider navigating seas of trash to be some sort of exoticism.
The bus ride was a breeze, and by that I mean fast, even if it did take nearly 10 hours.
If you haven’t experienced it first-hand, traffic in ...
Bangalore Palace, a palace located in the city of Bangalore, India, was built to look like a smaller replica of the Windsor Castle in England. It was built by Rev. Garrett, who was the first Principal of the Central High School in Bangalore, now known as Central College. The construction of the palace was started in 1862 and completed in 1944.
I was the only one allowed into the palace to take pictures, while the rest ...