The Park Bangalore
Travel Blogs from Bangalore
... with a beer.
Although, we are loving India, it was a relief to spend a relatively normal evening with beer, meat and western music. We can't really say much else about the city, but what we did see, it seems a nice place.
So, next we are off to Hampi- a place we have only heard good things about.
Stacey and Ben x
... shopping malls. As it is just a stop over we don't really feel inclined to 'sight see' so we spent most of yesterday afternoon in Hard Rock Cafe - it was so good to eat burgers!! We have enjoyed having some time to skype the family and re-coup. In the evening we went back to Hard Rock Cafe to have some beers and watch an Indian rock band called Skratt who were AWESOME! They did a song at the end that was rock/Indian fusion music.
So today we are just having another relaxed ...
... the bed comforter seemed a bit dodgy so instead, I slept under my towel I brought from home. But there was a t.v. and I got to enjoy a large variety of Bollywood films. (One word of advice about staying at Indian hotels: don’t leave your phone number, even if they ask. Make one up. I left my local cell phone number, and now I have some strange guy constantly texting me and calling me. This is another common occurrence here from what I’ve heard from my friends. I’m ...
"All right, this is it. You can have all of these things, plus we'll throw in these extra items free."
Does the above look familiar to you, like buying a car???
This went on for about five or six rounds. It was pretty fun!! And as it turns out, the others/my sales guys were Middle-Eastern , not Indian haha (one guy gave me his business card for return visits).
OK that is all for tonight!! Amy
... political commentator P G Thakurta explains the phenomena of politicians enriching themselves before losing their seats: "Elected representatives [can] become corrupt and greedy, arguing that since politics is a risky business and there is a distinct chance that an MP or MLA will not be relected five years later, it is best to utilize every opportunity to milk the system and earn as much money as quickly as possible." That "distinct chance" is in fact 50 percent.