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...an elipses on the trip north....

Sunday, 23 Oct 2011 | Views [380]

We've been at the Delhi airport since 6:30 last night. We collected our bags that we were made to check, and got a luggage cart. We went to check about getting a hotel for a few hours, since our flight to Varanasi doesn't take off until 10:50am ... Read more >

Tags: diwali mayhem

The journey from the south of India to the north

Saturday, 22 Oct 2011 | Views [487]

So I think the trip and the plot thickens quite a bit here. Today we left the resort by 7am to attempt to make our 10am train. We thought this would be more than enough time to make arrangement for the train--in case our waitlisted tickets didn't ... Read more >

Tags: on the road

Hyderabad traffic and sites

Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | Views [413]

Two trips into Hyderabad later....So on Tuesday we ventured into Hyderabad. We began our excursion at the gates of Chaminar,the beautiful turkish gates of the Mughal kings who moved the capital of Andra Pradesh from its previous location at the ... Read more >

Tags: hot fun in the city

Getting to know Medchal, our little town

Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | Views [439]

October 17, 2011 We've been battling the jet lag for two days now, and although we're getting better it's been interesting to feel so much confusion going on in our bodies. The first night we got to sleep by 1am local time and had no trouble ... Read more >

Tags: jet lag

Hyderabad, the Indian vacation spot a.k.a. "Cyberabad"

Sunday, 16 Oct 2011 | Views [439]

October 16th, 2011 Here we are, finally in India after over 30 hours of travel. We left the Berkshires on Thursday morning and took a train to the city, it was standard procedure for Justin and I. We stayed over night in a little hotel on the ... Read more >

Tags: arrivals in the dark

Here we go again...back to Bharath!

Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | Views [477]

In four days I will be back in India ("Bharath") after four years. This time I am returning with my love and partner in crime, Justin, and for a spiritual quest. We leave JFK and fly directly to Delhi, where we switch to another flight that ... Read more >

Tags: trekking

72 hours this side

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | Views [594]

Well I'm having my mixed feelings about going...yesterday I went to Rekha's (my dance teacher) house and as soon as I walked in the door her mom began to cry because I'm leaving so soon. It was such a sweet moment, and i began to tear up too. They've ... Read more >

Tags: Bharathnatyam

Monkey Men Invade!

Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | Views [1129]

Today while heating my lunch I was happily entertained by a monkey trying to get in to the hostel cafeteria through the bars of the window, but was quickly scared away by the security guards. I found it all very amusing, and sat watching the silly things ... Read more >

Tags: Scams & Robberies

Gallery: Dwaraka--Drishya

Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

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The Heart of Bangalore

Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | Views [1036]

A visit to the heart of Bangalore last Saturday found me somewhere I never would have expected. Not far from where most people would consider Bangalore’s central spots—M.G. and Brigade roads, filled with modern and typically western stores and ... Read more >

Tags: People

My stomach is protesting...

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | Views [511]

Hello again, I'm feeling some Deja Vu with the recent rumblings in my tummy and this kickin' headache I've got brewing...just like when I was really sick right after I got here in September. I've been put on watch overnight and will go to the Doctor ... Read more >

Tags: Doctors, hospitals & health

Gallery: When the Pilgrims met the East Indians...

Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

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An Indian Thanksgiving!

Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | Views [1576] | Comments [3]

Family, Friends, everyone everywhere,      So it's been a memorable Thanksgiving away from home. I was worried I was going to be substantially more homesick yesterday than other days past...but I must say I was fortunate enough to be distracted by ... Read more >

Tags: Party time

Gallery: Rotten Eggs, Fresh Air, and Escapists

Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Camping with Communists

Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | Views [3107] | Comments [1]

Honey I'm home! I've just returned safely from a most thrilling trip to the southern elephant jungles of Kerala. The scenery in Wynad (also Wayanad) is something out of a movie--lush green landscapes. It looks as though you could fall from the sky and ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Gallery: KodaiKannal

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Hyderabad

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

EID Mubarak
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Sleep deprived but well traveled

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | Views [2561] | Comments [3]

Gosh I can't believe how long it's taken me to get back to the blog. Sorry for the lapse...since my last post I've been to Hyderabad (northeast of Bangalore, the Capital of Andhra Pradesh) to celebrate Eid and to Kodai Kannal, a "hill station" (southwest ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Gallery: Stitched!

Sunday, 7 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

fashion and passion
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Indian fashion week....i'm wearing a Sari!

Sunday, 7 Oct 2007 | Views [6014] | Comments [4]

Hello all...I thought it most appropriate to write this entry while wearing my sari, so that's what I'm doing. Use your imagination...or check out the pictures! Here fashion can be bought either pre-cut, and sized, as we do most often in the west, but ... Read more >

Tags: Fashion and trends

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