Travel Blogs from Bangalore
... Loomba, Director of ECO Car Services. I learned, from the second I landed in India, how crazy driving in India is. There are thousands of people on motorcycles and motorbikes, the cars swerve from the left lane to the right non stop, and there's a constant sound of car horns beeping. Because of the crazy conditions of driving, travelers to India cannot drive themselves around. We learned from Aditya that the golden rule is that "the product is not the ...
Last nights train journey was not too bad for me...I slept most of the way. Ian didn't fare so well, he's not feeling too good. Has he got my bug or was it just too much pizza last night? I also have another stinking cold. A trip to the pharmacy again methinks! We arrive in Bangalore City Junction station only half an hour behind schedule which isn't bad considering we left Hospet 40 minutes late. The usual haggling with porters at the platform. I'm happy to pay Rs50 per bag as the ...
... enough to get these boys to finish the work. Maybe next time if I go with better resources then it will be a little easier to keep them entertained for a while! I had to use my "teacher voice" quite a bit, always fun! The first day of teaching was very hard, but I hope that if I get some resources together over the weekend then I am going to be able to really give some good help to the students that I am helping.
I helped again with the Michael Jackson Thriller ...
... our group were invited to serve as extras in a movie that was being filmed in F-bar; this was a high-end bar part of Fashion TV. We were all sitting in the back enjoying some Whisky with coke as the main scene seemed to be occurring some 100 feet from us. We were more of guests to see the movie than extras in it, but it was a cool relaxing atmosphere and we got to meet the producer of the movie who had a hulk Hogan mustache and was apparently working on 8 movies this year and he gave me ...
... village channels. So, I think I've had enough boats for a while. I'm going to head to a place called Munnar later - a hill station set in the mountains, surrounded by tea plantations. Should be good, though someone's told me it's about 5degrees there - arrghh! That'll be quite a shock to the system after this 32degree Kerelan heat!! It's a bit of a bugger I threw out some of my warmer tops last week too - oopsie. Looks like I'll be wearing my brown fleece for a few days.
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