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... crowned by temples.
Most people speak Marathi. It is 150 kilometers east of Mumbai located at an altitude of 560 meters above sea level. It is situated on the eastern edge of the Western Ghats in the Deccan plateau.
Pune is considered as the "cultural capital of the state", he has a university faculties and prestigious schools
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Pataleshwar Cave Temple
... IT Park, Pune in some of the known / unknown big / mid / small size IT companies. What I have seen Hinjewadi 7 years back where it used to be only Infosys as the only company standing tall surrounded by village has now been transformed into a big IT hub.
I know what you all be feeling, 'what this guy is writing'. This is my first blog and I am just trying my hand so bear with me.
So, we all live IT life every day, strict ...
... was the entry to the notorious Osho Ashram (a very cynical write up in the Lonely Planet's India guide) and on, looking for a tree to hug in the much vaunted Koregaon Park. Unfortunately all the trees were hidden behind large fences and no go signs.
On my return to my digs I was approached by a beggar lady and walked within close proximity to two maroon clad devotees of the Osho Ashram. Both of which I did not react well too: curt language ...
... but a little worse than Mexico. Finding wifi connections is not easy in budget hotels, at least a wifi that connects. The best bet is more western style cafes which are popular with westerners and middle class Indians alike. For some reason I could not connect with my iPad but managed to do so with my antiquated small Acer laptop which I brought along solely for writing. It's remarkable how lost I felt when I couldn't connect with the Internet ... what a crutch ...
... we just have to chill out, it's not a bad thing. I don't think we could have handled a third night of partying with Pranav and Jinal.
In the evening Pranav's parents arrived back from a wedding so we all had tea together, even Jane made it. It was lovely to meet and stay with such a welcoming Indian family. We had had a lovely ...