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Canon 200D ii Cats Images at Bengaluru

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Canon 200D ii Cats Images at Bengaluru There cannot be a better camera other than Canon 200D Mark ii for beginner photographers. I feel it's the best one to start with. Here are some cat images captured with the Canon DSLR camera at my residence in Bengaluru.  White Cat White Cat Images - Canon 200D Mark ii These kittens are the offspring of the mother cat that was a regular visitor to our residence. It used to appear from the kitchen window for food and we lovingly fed it. The mother cat became our friend very soon and now the kittens too. The kittens understand that we are good friends to them.  Bblack and White Cat The Canon 200D Mark ii is a new entry in the gadget list and these cats were first to face the lenses. Fortunately this camera came with two lenses out of which one is the telephoto lens. I put the Canon camera in the auto mode and captured these cat images. I love these photographs, they have really come out well, at least to my satisfaction. Two Cats I hope you like

Humber Hawk Series I Photo Gallery

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Humber Hawk Series I Photo Gallery What you see in this post are the photographs of a Humber Hawk Series I, a classic car that dates back to 1959. The Humber Limited manufactured these cars for the European markets. No wonder this car found its route to India, you know we had a close relationship with the British. Humber Hawk Photo Gallery Humber Logo Humber Hawk Side Profile Humber Hawk Dash Board Humber Hawk Front Profile Humber Hawk Rear I photographed this Humber Hawk in Mysore city.  Thanks to my brother for showing this to me at our cousin's place who is restoring it. I have not done much research about this car in India but I am sure the Humber population is not much here. Before I could put in more of my thoughts, let me give the specification of this Humber Hawk car sourced from the internet.  Humber Hawk Series I, 4 Door Saloon Engine Type: Spark Ignition 4 Stroke Engine Fuel Type: Petrol Fuel System: Carburettor Valves per Cylinder: 2 Valves Displacement: 2267 cm3 Horse

Vidhana Soudha Bangalore

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Vidhana Soudha Bangalore The magnificent building of Vidhana Soudha stands as a primary attraction in Bangalore that every traveler to the city loves to explore. This building is the administrative center of Karnataka; you may not get access to enter this building. However, you can admire this beautiful structure from outside and take home some good collection of photographs. Vidhana Soudha Bangalore This iconic building dates back to 13th July 1951 when Chief Minister K.C. Reddy and the then Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone.  However, Kengal Hanumanthaiah was the man behind the conception and construction of Vidhana Soudha. He took great interest in its design. He wanted not only an Indian building but one characteristic of the region. B.R. Manickam worked as a chief architect in the construction of Vidhana Soudha. He was a Civil Engineer and a Town Planner. Hanumanthaiah Rao Naidu, a graduate from London’s Architectural Association, assisted

HAL Tejas Fighter Jet at Minsk Square Bangalore

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HAL Tejas Fighter Jet at Minsk Square Bangalore  If you are exploring Bengaluru, you may consider spending some time near the HAL Tejas Fighter Jet at Minsk Square. It is a great spot for a selfie in front of an Indian made fighter jet.  HAL Tejas Fighter Jet (Replica) Where is Minsk Square? Minsk Square is located right in the city center, in front of Cubbon Park Gate No# 2. You may wish to click on the embedded map at the end of this post to navigate using Google Maps on your phone.  The Tejas Fighter Plane The Tejas Aircraft is “made in India” single-engine fourth-generation fighter jet developed by Aeronautical Development Agency and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. It is the smallest, lightweight, multi-role single-engine tactical fighter.  The then Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee gave the name “Tejas” to this light combat aircraft. Yes, it is the lightest combat aircraft in the world with a very good weapon delivery.  The Teja

Alfaham Chicken at Savoury Restaurant Kammanahalli

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Alfaham Chicken at Savoury Restaurant Kammanahalli  It isn’t difficult to spot the Savoury restaurant on the Kammanahalli main road (Bangalore east), a landmark in itself. It’s a big property with high-class interiors perfectly suitable for family dining. When you dine here, choose between Arabian, Indian and Chinese cuisine.  Savoury Restaurant in Kammanahalli (Bangalore East) Alfaham BBQ Chicken  My order for the day was the Alfaham BBQ Chicken and the Jumbo Shawarma Roll and I chose to parcel it to home instead of dining-in. It is less safe dining out during the Covid-19 pandemic. Alfaham Chicken BBQ - Savoury Restaurant (Parcel) There are several restaurants in Kammanahalli where you can reach out for mouth-watering dishes. The Savoury is certainly the best among them, they serve quality food at an affordable price. Their menu list runs several pages and I will have to visit the restaurant many times to try it all. There is a lot to try in the vegetarian segment as well. My favorit

Selfie with Mahishasura Statue

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Selfie with Mahishasura Statue Mahishashura Statue, Chamundi Hill, Mysore When you reach the summit of Chamundi hills, the first thing you will come across is the beautiful statue of Mahishasura. As you arrive here, you are likely to take the first selfie with the Mahisasura statue. Mahishasura Statue Mahishasura (ಮಹಿಷಾಸುರ, ಚಾಮುಂಡಿ ಬೆಟ್ಟ) Devotees from faraway places come to this sacred hill of Mysore to worship the Goddess Chamundeshwari at the temple dedicated to her atop the hill. The Chamundeshwari hill is about 13 km from the city center.   Chamundeshwari Temple  Chamundeshwari Temple Priese selling sacred items The Chamundi Hills or Chamundi Betta (betta " ಬೆಟ್ಟ"  means hill in the Kannada language) is not only a religious place but also a place of tourist interest. People of all faith from across the world travel here to admire the beauty of the hill station.  The Mahishasura statue at the Chamundi hills is a primary attraction and as you can see in the photo, every si

Angry Birds Birthday Cake (Amma’s Pastries)

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Angry Birds Birthday Cake (Amma’s Pastries) My daughter is a big fan of Angry Birds and we decided to present her an Angry Bird Cake for her 11th Birthday. We ordered it from Amma’s Pastries in HRBR Layout, Bangalore. The cake was delivered to us at no extra cost. The print on the Angry Birds Cake was perfect and I hope the colours are edible.   This design consumed 1.5 Kgs of pastry and the Ammas Pastry charges us Rs. 925 including delivery charges. That’s $12.3 when you convert into USD. Angry Birds Birthday Cake (Gallery) Angry Birds Cake Birthday Candles Angry Birds Cake Birthday Candles on Angry Bird Cake Birthday Candles Lit (on Angry Birds Cake) Quick Review  I am not sure if Amma’s Pastry gave free door delivery before the COVID-19 pandemic. They now give door delivery so there is no need for us to go there and stand in line. I liked their service and full marks for this.  Full marks to Angry Birds Birthday cake too, there was no flaw in the print. The pastry was awesome but th

Vishnu Kala Arts Mysore (Mysore Paintings)

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Vishnu Kala Arts Mysore (Mysore Paintings) Mr. Vittal Rao of Vishnu Kala Arts from Mysore invited me to witness his grand collection of Mysore Style of Paintings. He had organized the painting exhibition and sale in Kalamandir, a few months ago.   Maharaja of Mysore Painting of Maharaja of Mysore (Sold by Vishnu Kala Arts) Rukhmini Kalyana Painting of "Rukhmini Kalyana" Kurukshetra War Paintings Kurukshetra War Paintings Statues made of brass Brass Statues The collection consisted of both new and old paintings, some of them more than 100 years old. There were some brass statues as well. Every item exhibited was a valuable souvenir. Shopping in Mysore is complete when you take home a souvenir . I am working on a project titled “places to visit in Mysore” , it’s going to be filled with loads of photos with brief information. Follow the link and let’s explore together.   What else you can do in Mysore? Well, you can visit Mysore Palace, Zoo, Chamundi Hills and if you are foodie,

Hotel Hanumanthu Pulav Mysuru (Mysore)

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Hotel Hanumanthu Pulav Mysuru (Mysore) Hotel Hanumanthu is a popular restaurant in Mysore that serves yummy Mutton and Chicken Pulao.  Hanumanthu Pulao Hanumanthu Pulao Mysore is not only a tourist destination but also a destination for food. Unlike Bangalore, the “city of palace” has few restaurants that is worth visiting. The Hotel Hanumanthu is one such restaurant.  It is about a type of “Mutton or Chicken Pulav” that you will not get to eat in any other restaurant. If you are in Mysore and a “non-vegetarian”, head straight to this restaurant. They are open from 7 AM and are closed on Monday’s. Mutton Pulav Mutton Pulav Mutton Pulao sometimes reffered incorreclty as Mutton Biryani The restaurant has put a name board “Hotel Hanumanthu” but they are not a hotel. They serve just food! Like any other popular restaurant, there was one Hanumanthu restaurant in the beginning. Now there are several of them within in the city.  Most of the time people ask for “Hanumanthu Biryani” which is no

KFC Social Distancing Gallery

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KFC Social Distancing  Photo gallery of our favorite food joint, Kentucky Fried Chicken or KFC following social distancing in Bangalore. Covid-19 may have crippled the economy but it cannot stop it.  Social Distancing in KFC outlet Finger Licking Good Banner Social Distancing Marking Only three are allowed to sit but dining inside this KFC outlet was banned when I took these photographs.  Social Distancing Messages - 1 Social Distancing Message - 2 Social Distancing Message - 3 Contactless Takeaway Corona virus has come to this world and is going to go very late. Let’ s pray god to give us strength to fight this deadly virus. Hope the medicines and vaccines for corona virus will reach us soon.  All images captured with Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone .