Tag Archives: Bengaluru

Zip it up!

Public urination is probably one of the funniest, shocking, embarrassing, cultural clash that a westerner can see in India.  It’s everywhere! I was ready to look the other way and accept it as a cultural specificity of the country until … Continue reading

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You can’t sweep the smell under the rug

In the States, we have a magic trick: I put my garbage in a garbage bag, nicely secured in a garbage pail.  When it gets full, when I live in a house, I take it to the outside bin that … Continue reading

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U-Haul, Indian style

These photos were taken in Whitefield, the IT suburb of Bangalore, and yesterday, from the car, on the road to the Bangalore airport, which is about an hour outside of the city. These two women were walking side by side, … Continue reading

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Tuk Tuk… the video game

Tuk tuks are fun.  They are everywhere.  They are green and yellow and will take you anywhere.  Voom voom, they zoom through traffic.  Honk honk, they go where they want. Tuk tuk number one belongs to a nice man who … Continue reading

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