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After Chennai i headed west to the city of Bengaluru (formally Bangalore). Bengaluru is the capital of the state of Karnataka and is known as the "Gardened City" because of its abundance of parks and greenery. It's the nations hub for I.T and technology and is Indias fastest growing city. At almost 1000m above sea level, it was noticably cooler here than in Chennai, which stands at sea level. It was also a lot cleaner and more modern too. I'm slowly learning that, turning ...
... light. I had the opportunity to watch, listen and try. What stood out was the equipment. It was really old-fashioned, but maybe vintage is a better description. Instead of fancy laser beams and high quality nanometer splits they used sodium lamps, carved splits and lenses. Optical activity was measured with tools that could easily be reproduced. It was fascinating, but I also learned a lot. I saw how some practicals could be done with basic means, ...
... when the three of us visited the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens in Bangalore. While we were in the green house, a male approached Gabe asking for a picture. Gabe reached out for the camera, under the impression the boy had asked him to take a picture for him. This was not the case. The boy corrected him, and with gestures, indicated that he wanted to take a picture with Gabe. Gabe, caught off-guard, obliged. I caught an off-center snapshot of them on my phone.
Later, after ...
... we got into a tuck tuck to find out that before we were taken back to our hotel we had to spend 10 minutes in a random shop feigning interest, never really intending to buy anything. After leaving politely, promising to come back tomorrow and the driver collecting his commission we arrived at the top of our road for a discount price. As Lloyd’s stomach seems to be never ending we brought some fruit and ...
... looking short Indian that was apparently speaking to me in English, but I was completely unable to understand. There was a misunderstanding about the visa, and with the communication barrier it took about five minutes to resolve and I was given for the first time the Indian head nod. I was completely unaware of what it meant, or how to react to it. Instead of being a straight forward yes or no motion he shook his head in a way that seemed to say maybe, or as if ...