Tag Archives: Nostalgia

Photo of Udupi Garden Signal Junction, BTM Layout, Bangalore, without any traffic

Rare Photo of Udupi Garden Signal Without Traffic!!

The Udupi Garden signal (or the “junction of 16th main and Ring Road”), named after a famous restaurant that used to exist there (today it has become a ‘Shanti Sagar’), is one of Bangalore’s junctions most notorious for its traffic jams. The junction is situated in BTM Layout on the main artery of the IT corridor and hence sees jams ...

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Photo of 7th Cross Road, BTM Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore

7th Cross, BTM Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore

BTM Layout and especially BTM 2nd Stage is one of Bangalore’s most happening and sought after middle class and “younger crowd” residential localities, mainly thanks to its location of being near to everything and all other places. When it was created 20 years ago, BTM Layout was Bangalore’s suburb, today it is the heart of the city. Like most such “older” localities, ...

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Colorful Curtains at the Forum

Colors at The Forum, Koramangala!

Colorful curtain-like strips of cloth hung around the Forum Mall, Koramangala (Adugodi), to celebrate its seventh anniversary in 2011. Seven years! How time flies! (It is eight as of now) I remember being there at The Forum the day it opened and sitting around there till 1 am on New Year’s day of 2005 (There was no curfew those days ...

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The quintessential Kerala Rains

The Quintessential Kerala Rain!

When a drop is enough to fill a pot, when sparkling waterfalls cascade from the terraces onto the ground, when nature stands drenched,  the plant kingdom nodding their heads in agreement to the falling rains, when roads and lanes are converted into impromptu streams, when the air is washed clean and stands cool and refreshed, when everything feels fresh with the ...

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