Sunday, February 28, 2010
Saturday, February 27, 2010
Last weeks disasator when a major fire breakout in this iconic building called "Carlton Towers" on HAL airport road that took toll on 9 lives and left many injured. The top two floors where the most damage happends, after three dasy the building still wears ghostly looks of the shattered windows...
Friday, February 26, 2010
After a full belly lunch this is a typical local serving , beeda and banana, many like to have a banana after meal to clam down the stomach from spicy food and beeda which cleanses the mouth and enables digestion…a good traditional ritual carried forward by few restaurants..
Thursday, February 25, 2010
It’s an art fever in BBMP, to start paining the compound walls of govt setups and this one is from DRDO, the local artisans are leveraged with these beautiful paintings of defense equipments..
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Infantry road in Shivaji nagar is also famous for Furniture, the shops are loaded with so many varieties of metal, wood and cane furniture that the displays spill over on street…
Monday, February 22, 2010
The turn of the seasons has happened, winter is gone and summer is helping trees take off their leaves. The city roads are all covered in this bio mass and few say that the heat is more as most of the tree canopies have disappeared during this transition…
Sunday, February 21, 2010
The spectacular innings of summer skies are beginning, the clear and colorful treats are so beautiful that evening walks are back for many, so with me...
Saturday, February 20, 2010
Friday, February 19, 2010
This is a beautiful graceful statue of the Maratha king, Shivaji Maharaj, hosted near Sanky Tank is one of many elegant statues in the city since 1994…kings brother Shahaji was administrator of Bangalore and ceded the city and the fort to Adilshah in 1648-49 securing the release of his father…
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
When it comes to long distance travel, city crowd prefers private luxury buses as an alternative travel means.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Monday, February 15, 2010
Every city has a unique footprint of food and cultural orinetation, Bangalore is no exception. The street food spread here though dictated by cosmopolitan choice along with local trends seen merging with the regional and national varieties. The streets throng on weekends with aromatic flavors making the experience such a unique...
Sunday, February 14, 2010
Saturday, February 13, 2010
The much hyped tiny car Nano is commonly seen on the city roads, priced almost half the cheapest car available in 2008, the demand for this car was huge, few lack must have booked this car to fulfill their dream of owning a car giving away their two wheelers....
Friday, February 12, 2010
Cane furniture is popular choice, for many this becomes a income source via cottage industry and local artisans get supported. The cane though getting rare starts coming from neighboring states to fulfill the demand. A typical sofa with a center table is available below Rs.8500 ( $200US) with a scope of bargain….
Thursday, February 11, 2010
The summer is knocking the city doors, the afternoons are getting hot and started touching 30 deg C, this roadside cart selling coconut water seems to be doing good business looking at the number of empty shells stacked along the whole coconuts. Last year (2009) was the hottest, hoping this summer would not be as hot as earlier…
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
This tree standing in my neighborhood hosts two public phones of a nearby shop, though larger population owns a mobile phone few still dial into these for their need, the phones that hang all day long on the trees are taken indoor in the night.
Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Monday, February 08, 2010
Sunday, February 07, 2010
The city transport BMTC Volvos plying in the city display Bus Day posters, a good initiative taken up by several NGOs and BMTC appeal to commuters to ride a public transport bus once a month on 4th day of every month, kick started on 4th of this month the initiative was aimed at IT hubs and most of the commuters responded well...
Saturday, February 06, 2010
The express ways, flyovers and road over bridges, you name them anything but they are here to stay and let drivers zooms one way or other cutting through cities, in next few years most of the junctions in this city, my love for quieter lanes surrounded by trees grows more and more…
Friday, February 05, 2010
Fruits being the favorite of many, these seasonal gifts from nature are respected and enjoyed by everyone. Here is a quick glance at the display from the fruit stall, the range includes apples ( in background) two type of local grapes (seedless) sweet lime, pomegranate and oranges…all my favorites!!
Thursday, February 04, 2010
The colors keep changing, the style keeps changing and the price getting cheaper, no one seems to bother about quality as they might not need the footwear to last longer limiting the opportunity to change with the season…
Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Name board of a small shop nearby Hal market, promising almost everything yet housed in a small shop!! These type of shops are called general stores and are generally located nearby markets or residential areas…