Priya Bradfield (priyabradfield) wrote,
Priya Bradfield
priyabradfield

June 19, 2006

Ok, some pics finally! YAY!

June 19, 2006, we did a half-day tour of the sights of Bangalore. It was all Chris was here for, unfortunately. But we had a good time and got out for most of the day. We hired a car and driver who spoke English really well and set out early in the day. Preeti, Avinesh, Akash, Chris, Nadia and I had a good time together. Maya opted to stay at home to play with her 10-year-old second-cousin, Riya. :-)


Glass House at Lalbagh Gardens Glass House at Lalbagh Gardens

This Glass House is used for exhibitions and functions at the garden. During those times, the side panes are all put in as well so that it is completely enclosed.
Lotus flower in the water gardens at Lalbagh Gardens Lotus flower in the water gardens at Lalbagh Gardens

Nadia getting her henna done at the Bull Temple Nadia getting her henna done at the Bull Temple

Rather than getting it painted on freehand, you can now buy stamps and henna ink and do it yourself. I bought a few stamps and the henna ink to take back with me.
All done! All done!

Inside of Tipu Sultan's Palace Inside of Tipu Sultan's Palace

Tipu Sultan, the "Tiger of Mysore", was one of the famous kings of India.
Vidan Soudha - government building in Bangalore Vidan Soudha - government building in Bangalore

We couldn't go inside, but did a drive by instead.

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