Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements

The India I never imagined

September 4, 2017 Keane Matenga 0

Two months ago, my life changed as I began my first ever overseas work experience. On 1 July 2017, I stepped off a plane at Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport. I’d »

Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements

The Indian Traffic

August 20, 2017 Keane Matenga 0

I’ve gotten quite a bit of exposure to living with the time zone difference and dealing with Indian traffic. My hometown Harare, Zimbabwe is in Central Africa (CAT) time zone. »


Hello Bengaluru

August 11, 2017 Keane Matenga 3

I’m currently on a six month Idex Fellowship in Bengaluru, India . I will be writing this blog as I go along and then periodically post my progress. This is »

Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements

In love with Bengaluru’s metro

August 9, 2017 Kennedy Wirth 0

“I ride alongside business people aggressively typing out texts, giggling school children, backpack-clad college students, women with grocery bags, men talking on the phone, young couples tightly gripping each others’ hands and teenagers with music blaring out their earphones. There is no touristy glamour. For a second I feel slightly less of an outsider.” »