Travel Blogs from Bangalore
Our last train journey took us to our final Indian destination of Bangalore. We stayed 3 nights and 4 days and we did absolutely no sight seeing. We had had our fill of India by this point so were quite happy not to be rushing around looking at this, that and the other. I think the most energetic thing we did was go to the post office and send a few knick-knacks home. This being India involved no less than 3 people; the chief postmaster, a wrapping/weighing lady and finally a ...
... like they had never seen a white volunteer before (which I know isn't true). They were stroking my arms saying "white skin" and stuff like that, and constantly wanting to be within touching distance of me! Then they started touching my hair as well, I wasn't happy!
I had one student come up and say something about he couldn't play football because they "hit me on the head" and then proceeded to hit ...
... his reading ability in English extends to the names of letters - a whole lot better than I can do in his language, for sure.
He is extremely chirpy and enthusiastic, undoubtedly keen to be handed a few bob, possibly slightly insane, and happens to be carrying a huge iron bar in his right hand - which is a good thing, as it stopped that decidedly unfriendly pack of growling, snarling, barking canines from getting too ...
... the constant honking of the horns. I tried to not take any more ugly photos of sad circumstances on this trip. I did enough of that kind of gawking the last time I was here. And things had changed, since the bombing of the Taj hotel. Now there are armed guards and barricades at each hotel drive entry, and you have to go through a metal detector and have your luggage screened before you can enter. ...
... huge boulder near Ashook..HAha!!!
EXTRA’s:We fooled around the place for another hour…and decided to go around the reservoir…the road was ...
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