Museums of Bangalore: Indian Musical Experience

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Watch the video here:  https://youtu.be/xuSdTK4XeoI Overview: I thought Bangalore just had 2-3 museums which are well known until a few years ago, but a little research opened up my thoughts as I discovered several museums within the city. I have decided to visit all the museums in the city and document those.  The first one on the list is the Indian Musical Experience in JP Nagar 7th phase. This beautiful museum is dedicated to the evolution and science behind different forms of music from traditional to contemporary.  As we enter the museum, in the inner courtyard, we can see a sound garden, where we can learn about the sounds created from natural things like wood, stones, and metals. We can try our hand in generating music as well. This area is well enjoyed by both adults and children. We then get inside the museum and the experience starts from the 3rd floor, where we are shown a small animated movie with different types of sound created by nature. From there we enter an interacti

Montevideo, Uruguay: The South American Odyssey


Overview: Montevideo is the largest and a very old city in Uruguay. Lined with modern and historic buildings, Montevideo provides a perfect atmosphere to stay and experience its charm along with the healthy lifestyle enjoyed by the locals here. As Uruguay has been traditionally a Spanish Colony, Spanish is spoken widely in Uruguay. Some of the prominent landmarks of Montevideo include Palacio Legislativo, World Trade Center Montevideo, Telecommunications Tower, Ciudad Vieja, Parque Batlle, Parque Prado, Parque Rodó, Forts, Fortaleza del Cerro, Punta Brava Lighthouse, Rambla of Montevideo and the Cemeteries. I take you to a picture tour of the wonderful city of Montevideo below.
    

Palacio Salvo, a beautiful building built in the early 1900s, was designed by an Italian architect Mario Palanti. More info on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palacio_Salvo


Solis Theatre (Teatro Solis) , built in 1856 is Uruguay's oldest theatre and is currently owned by the government of Montevideo

Below is the oldest plaza in Montevideo.


Punta Carretas Lighthouse, erected in 1876, is the an important landmark of Montevideo. Its 21 meters high and its light reaches 15 miles away, flashing every 10 seconds. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punta_Brava_Lighthouse


Nice surprises in these parts of the world..
         

How to reach: Uruguay has direct flight connectivity with many South American countries, for people from outside South America, one can enter Uruguay via Brazil.
Food/Accommodation: Montevideo has some very good hotels suiting all budgets. Food is a bit difficult for vegetarians but has a lot of international restaurants
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