Our next stop was at an ancient archway/monument called Charminar. It was built in 1591 by Mohammad Quli (more about him later!) He was one of the kings of Hyderabad when India was made up of hundreds of kingdoms. Charminar is in the square of a busy shopping district in Old Hyderabad. There many street… Read More Where You From Lady?!
After the Birla Temple we went to the Salar Jung Museum. This is a huge museum containing personal belongings of the Salar Jungs who were an important Muslim family in Hyderabad state for centuries before India’s independence. The museum contains gifts that were presented to the family over the centuries as well. The museum is… Read More What the Heck is a Nizam?!
Arvinder and Aziz planned a great day of sightseeing in Hyderabad for Saturday. This is part one. There is a lot of material to cover! We took off early to beat the crowds at the Birla Mandir temple which sits high on a hill in Hyderabad. It is a fairly new temple built by one… Read More Leave Your Shoes at the Door
My host in Hyderabad is Arvinder Singh from PB Systems. Arvinder and I have known each other for several years now since my first project at Relizon which is now WorkflowOne. The PB Systems offices are in the new section of Hyderabad in an office building that houses other hi tech firms. It’s an active… Read More The Buddha Was Never Jolly
I’m a bit behind in my updates. Don’t give up on me! It has been very hectic with traveling to Hyderabad and getting acquainted with the team here. PB Systems is my host in Hyderabad, and we had some very interesting reviews of their projects on Friday. More on Hyderabad and PB Systems in the… Read More Farewell to Bangalore
For the past day and a half, things have been pretty busy here in the city that never sleeps only beeps! I’ve had a lot of meetings, and I had the chance to see a call center and meet with a creative graphics team. Tuesday morning, Sunit and Srujal took me to the Lalbagh Botanical… Read More Excuse Me… What Did I Just Eat?!
I made it to India last night about 10:00pm Bangalore time. We are approximately 12 hours ahead of the US east coast. It was a long journey, but worth it. For all of my skeptical comrades that shook their heads and wondered what I was thinking in wanting to go to India, I’m still waiting… Read More Beep! Beep! Good Morning Bangalore!