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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

England: Hopping across Counties

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  Overview:   Below is a glimpse of the places we visited within England during our stay in the UK(2012 and 2014). Some of the places will be described in detail in my forthcoming posts. 1. London city: There has not been a single weekend at home for us in London. The city has so much to offer. A historic city, with loads to do for all ages for any ethnicity, I would call it a true cosmopolitan.    2. Windsor Castle: A huge castle built on the banks of the river Thames by William the Conquerer in the 11th century. This is currently a royal residence of the Queen in the city of Windsor in Berkshire. More information can be found in the wikipedia site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsor_Castle     3. Lake District: The district Cumbria is known for its natural beautiful and vast freshwater lakes. We visited the Aira Force waterfalls at Lake District.    4. Manchester: We had a chance to visit Manchester on the way back from Lake district. We mainly visited the Manchester United footb