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Trip: Tripping on Asia

There are [32] stories from my trip: Tripping on Asia


Varanasi- long overdue

INDIA | Friday, 22 May 2009 | Views [889] | Comments [3]

So how frequently this blog is updated is mostly contingent on how pricey the internet is in whatever location we currently plant ourselves. Arriving in Bangkok we were disappointed to learn it was more expensive than India. We thought we would hold off ... Read more >


The Tumdla Train Station

INDIA | Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | Views [853]

Never heard of this place? that makes three of us; you, me and God.  Now, we all know God is a busy, perhaps anthropomorphic entity, perhaps nebuluous shaped diety, who takes its time in returning messages and, of course,rarely picks up when you really ... Read more >


Taj Mahal Painted Pink

INDIA | Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | Views [1317] | Comments [4]

The Taj Mahal is a monument I did not even try to conjure up how would look in person. Similar to before I saw Machu Picchu, I knew what to expect but I also did not. You never know how a monumental piece from history will deliver in peron; on a visual ... Read more >


Gallery: delhi redux

INDIA | Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | Photo Gallery


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To Live and Learn: The New Delhi Train Station

INDIA | Monday, 18 May 2009 | Views [773] | Comments [1]

Eleven days into my journey and I've just started to comit something to writing.  Finding time is somewhat the issue, but finding energy is the primary matter.  There is so much calling one's attention, so many smells, sounds, and sights that it is ... Read more >


The Tourist Agency and Disputing Charges

INDIA | Friday, 15 May 2009 | Views [467]

So, the letters below that we sent to our respective banking and credit institutions, will mostly outline the scam and what we went through.  rather than type everything out again, i figured the letters would suffice and save me some time.  The scam, ... Read more >


Dalai Lama and some momos on the side

INDIA | Thursday, 14 May 2009 | Views [423]

Long last, arriving in Dharamsala felt sooooo good. After twisty turny roads up and down and all around through the mountains just standing stationary felt excellent. Immediately upon pulling up to our hotel we ran into the other Irish kids who also ... Read more >


Escape From Kashmir

INDIA | Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | Views [433]

It went as follows: Lucy, knocking once, twice (short grumble), three times finally rouses me enough so that I can respond. "Okay. thank you. I'm up." MY head collapses back into my pillow. 'The silk sleep sheets we purchased were great buys,' ... Read more >


So we ended up in Srinagar...

INDIA | Monday, 11 May 2009 | Views [1136]

Stepping off the plane Andrew says, " I didnt realize we were going so close to Islamabad." "What?!" I exclaimed. He then tells me he was looking at the in-flight map, I had been engrossed in my book and ipod, and that on the map ... Read more >


1 Day in Delhi and 1 Giant Swindling

INDIA | Sunday, 10 May 2009 | Views [476] | Comments [1]

A shower. A nap. A map. A bite. At our quick breakfast nosh (as Alex likes to call a small bite) we met two Parisians; two girls that spoke English well and had been in India for 1 month already. A plan was drafted: we would meet later for dinner or to ... Read more >


One Way Ticket to Delhi

INDIA | Saturday, 9 May 2009 | Views [1529]

The flight over from JFK went smoothly and Etihad turned out to be excellent, not some rando no-name airline. The flight attendants were gorgeous. They wore great form fitting suits, little red leather gloves, head coverings, and perfectly applied red ... Read more >


Se Fue

INDIA | Thursday, 7 May 2009 | Views [469]

Then there was light. And, sometime soon thereafter, we found ourselves in an airport, having just checked our bags, assaulted with duty free enticements - and other familiar airport experiences - roaming around with the important task of locating gate ... Read more >


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