The Lalit Ashok
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... our office is run here compared to back home. Indians start their work day around 10am or so and the office really gets busy by noon. We also found out we have a different tolerance for heat as Aaron, Staci and myself were hot in the afternoon and when Aaron asked the attendees to put their hands up if they were warm, none did. Clearly just the white kids in the room didn’t get the memo.
This morning we did a walking tour through ...
... our hotel room at 8 in the morning for a shower then a breakfast. Spent most of the day touring the World heritage site of Hampy. Very hot so we headed back to the hotel pool in the afternoon. Visited the Purple Grass restaurant for dinner which was very ...
... flowers and garlands of mixed flowers. Different flowers are often offered to different deities. From what I've read, yellow colored flowers are loved by Lord Vishnu, red flowers by Lord Hanuan, and white flowers by Lord Shiva. Marigolds, red hibiscus, and jasmine are some of the more common flowers offered during puja.
At the Malleswaram flower market, we saw vendor after vendor selling loose and strung flowers of every imaginable color. Many people were also working at ...
... they often bring in food from home, and they share all of it, often eating off other peoples plates, and feeding each other straight from there hands. To me this was all a bit weird, but it's a very friendly way to have lunch!
At Lunch there was also a procession from the local temple through the area. I wasn't able to get very close to it because I was on the terrace of the school and they also have a cage sort of thing round the edge so it is hard to look out, but ...
... to run some errands. However, the cell phone store was closed (trying to get a cell phone here has been a whole other story
altogether - a week later and 5 store visits later and I still don't have one) and the bank wouldn't exchange our money... so we gave up and started looking for the bus. After asking a few different people and finally finding someone who spoke English and knew something about the
bus system (not an ...