Le Meridien Bangalore
Travel Blogs from Bangalore
Saturday February 4, 2006 - I was woken by the ice cream truck doobell again. The guy who fixes the internet needed to print something out. I think it's like a power meter for how much power I've used here. Or how much power the whole building has used. I slept good and late today after being up until 6AM or so last night, chatting with Dave. We …
... br> some more temples in the complex...
what is this scripture?
... mostly bring their goods in by foot using a 3 wheel cart), botanical gardens. We got a good view of people going about there day to day business first hand as we travelled by in the tuk tuk. They say that when you visit India, all of your senses are heightened. It certainly had that effect on us. The smoke of fires being burnt making you want to wear a face mask, the chilli lingering your throat from the markets, the cows chewing on paper and ...
... Whitefield by 10.30 PM.
Rain didn't bother us too much as it was either drizzling, which we actually enjoyed or it was raining during nights or during long drives. So lucky in that aspect.
Here are the trip meter stats
Time on road - 26 hrs
Distance covered - 1185 km
Average fuel consumption - 19.5 km/lr
We arrived in Bangalore at 6.30 am, after a rather restless night on a very bumpy bus (at several times my whole body was actually propelled into the air). Around the corner to the bus stand was the local hotel area. We found a place that looked nice but were slightly suspicous that he was offering the room for 500, instead of 700 like the sign behind him said. The reason very soon became apparent when the couple we were travelling with went into their room and saw 3 dead cockroaches ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center