“So what all I can explore in Bangalore?” I asked this question nearly all my friends, social media groups whom I can relate with Bangalore. Out of 10, 9 people suggested not to try anything as 24 hours are too less to explore Bangalore.
Hi friends, this was my first trip to Bangalore and
My husband who always came to my
Nevertheless, people warned me not to try traveling in Bangalore as a distance of half an hour usually takes about two hours in this commercial city. Though late, I too realized this fact as soon as I got down at Bangalore. I realized the city is not about traveling or exploring anything. Here you can find startups in every home but nothing of that sort to shoot from your lens.
Few pointers that only a true North Indian or UP
They treat you as foreigners: I asked an
You can eat with hands– I remember, last time I was eating rice with hands, my in-laws made fun of it and I never tried of it again. But in Bangalore, there are no formalities at all. Eat plenty and eat with hands.
You feel like so very popular– A female with DSLR encounter lots of curious gazes. Especially the South Indians find it curious if a girl is walking with DSLR in her hand. Nothing wrong with it, but being a girl you would love/scared to have that unwanted attention.
No need of loads of clothes: No matter how cold there, if you are from Delhi no need of woolens. I went Bangalore the time Delhi was facing its extreme cold days. People told its quite cold in Bangalore as well but one who has lived the winters of Delhi can never feel cold in any south Indian states. So no need to load clothes.
Curse the way you feel like, hardly understand Hindi– The best thing when I was shouting at
Eat calorie n sit in jam– No body shaming will bother you in South India. Almost 80% of South Indians who are in their 30s are fat. They eat heartily and spend hours in jam. The size of their thali and number of items in it are large. Moreover, they are quite fond of Ghee and include it in most of the food items.
Surely miss North Indian street foods: Few
If from North India you can tackle them anyways: North Indians can way too smart to tackle them in any situation. So there is nothing like fear or being scared if you are in South India. Anyways its fun, going to a place where you hardly know someone and can relate to.