|Several places are under construction|
The day after I got back from my holiday leave, I was immediately thrown into moving mode and packed out of my old place to move into a new one. The new place is just down the road from the old one, but there is a massive difference in both the neighborhood’s style and the people who live there. My new neighborhood is primarily ex-patriots and some Kuwaitis, whereas my old neighborhood was the most entirely Indian unskilled working-class expatriates. The new neighborhood is also much newer and as a result is cleaner and better kept.
One thing I like about
the new place, is that I can walk Falkor around the neighborhood without having
to walk in the street – – there are sidewalks.
The neighborhood itself is also interesting in that each villa seems to
have its own personality. I think that most of them are like the one I am living in
where it is basically an apartment building for three or four tenants that is
designed to look like a house for a single family. I couldn't imagine having a
family big enough to need all three or four stories of these buildings, but I
suppose it is possible. The houses are spaced very close, usually a meter on one side, and two meters on the other.
So for today's entry, I
will take you on a walk around the neighborhood and show you some of the houses
that I like or found interesting.
|Saw a place in Venice that looked exactly like this|
|This is an Indian Preschool|
|Biggest place in the neighborhood, nice wrought iron.|
|A homage to Frank Lloyd Wright? Notice the spiral staircase|
|Love the entry way and big second floor window|
|Saw one similar in Miami|
|A lot like the newer houses in England|
|Like the colors|
|Modern looking but nice|
|This is my favorite house in the neighborhood. It reminds me of the Porta Negro in Trier, Germany|
|Porta Negro Trier, Germany|
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