Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bangalore meanderings

India – the land of spices and fragrant smells wafting on the tropical breeze, with men and women dressed in brightly coloured clothes – a spiritual country with smiling happy people. This is the often held view of particularly the … Continue reading

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City of Gardens

A visit to Lalbagh Gardens here in Bangalore has served to increase my enjoyment of this city. One of several gardens in the city, Lalbagh Gardens is probably the largest and best known of the gardens. After a short (and … Continue reading

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The Primitive Side of Bangalore

An early start in the morning and a lengthy trip through traffic to the town of Bannerghatta – which seemed to consists of stalls and various temples – and the “Biological Gardens” there at the Bannerghatta National Park. Disappointed not … Continue reading

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A New Angle on Bangalore

My arrival into India this trip was relatively quiet. After an orderly passage through Customs and Immigration, I was relieved (at about 2.00am) to see a sign bearing my name. Following the driver out to the car, even the taxi … Continue reading

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