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Never underestimate the power of over-dressing for the occasion.

INDIA | Sunday, 14 Dec 2008 | Views [590]

I wore my new FabIndian outfit to the cooking class I took this afternoon, and on the way over I have never felt so silly and out of place.  A number of Indian teenagers in western dress openly pointed laughed at me.  So much for being culturally appropriate ... Read more >

Old Delhi Bazaar

INDIA | Sunday, 14 Dec 2008 | Views [1372]

I went to the Old Delhi wholesale bazaar today.  (Later I read in Lonely Planet that Friday afternoon, the busiest day, is NOT the day to go because the place is jammed with folks from all over the region!!  I did not know what I was getting in to! )  ... Read more >

Stauchly superficial, even in Mother India

INDIA | Saturday, 13 Dec 2008 | Views [462]

Day one in Delhi was both horrible and wonderful.  (I'll save the horrible for another time)  I hired a driver for 20 bucks, which I later learned was wildly inflated, to babysit me and haul me about.  He spoke no english and he kept trying to take me ... Read more >

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