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Gallery: Varanasi scenes II

INDIA | Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Goodbye Varanasi

INDIA | Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | Views [245] | Comments [1]

Decision: My brain is full and my body is on empty - I’m cutting this trip short and flying home early. I’ve accomplished my goals: Meeting wonderful people and seeing life from the other side. I’m now overwhelmed by the heat, my continuing intestinal ... Read more >

Train to Varanasi, the holy city

INDIA | Sunday, 21 Sep 2008 | Views [259] | Comments [1]

It was time to leave Agra and the friends I made there. I took the overnight train to Varanasi. It was not what I expected. There is no railway staff to facilitate boarding and without the help of some wise and cheerful locals, I would still be ... Read more >

Gallery: Agra, my town

INDIA | Wednesday, 17 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Agra is my kind of town

INDIA | Wednesday, 17 Sep 2008 | Views [238] | Comments [1]

I've been laying low and battling bacteria... The heat dictates that you plan your outdoor excursions to coincide with power faliures - without AC, there is no reason to stay in your hotel room. I took a stroll to the corner and got caught up ... Read more >

Agra is mellow

INDIA | Sunday, 7 Sep 2008 | Views [227] | Comments [2]

After Delhi (12 million people on the street at once), Agra is a mere village of 1 million (cows).  I've gotten to know some locals and they laugh when I ask if they have travelled outside of India.  The cook at my hotel giggled "we are too poor ... Read more >

Journey to India

INDIA | Thursday, 4 Sep 2008 | Views [230] | Comments [2]

Yowser! 22h hours on a jet plane to Delhi.  Now, I get to wait in traffic behind a Brahma bull pulling 30 feet of iron rebar on a wagon from biblical times. A lot of people here just stand around staring into space - I feel right at home. Time for ... Read more >

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