Rachel got up early to get you these
lovely shots of dawn over the Bay of Bengal and it would be a shame to
not put them all up. Let her know which you like best!
We were picked up on time, then off to another company for a
review. I will mention one thing about this company which I think
people will find amusing, and which is not really related to our
review. In their data center, where they have several mainframes,
lots of servers and network gear, they also have a Hindu shrine on a
small table near the mainframes, and they have placed flowers on the
mainframes to ask the gods for good luck. We thought that was
Then we did some shopping at a government-sponsored store that buys
handicrafts from local villages and sells them quite
inexpensively. So yes, people, we have some knicknacks for
you! Then it was off to the airport for another nice uneventful
airplane trip - this time we knew about the security tags and had no
The flight from Chennai to Bangalore was only 45 minutes, barely long
enough for us to eat the sandwiches they gave us <urp>.
Much was cloudy since the Monsoon starts again in the evening, but some
of the clouds were cool:
Now we're getting toward landing in Bangalore, forests, trees and
burned out apartment buildings:
As usual, the traffic to the hotel was terrible, but it was less
frantic than other cities we've been to, only a couple of cows, no
goats, and nothing unusual than a lot of people.
Tonight we're at the Oberoi, a 4 or 5 star hotel in Bangalore.
Check it out at www.oberoihotels.com
off to another company and maybe have some time to see the city in the
late afternoon. Bye!