Monthly Archives: November 2013

Where’s the kitchen?

Last night was our first in our new home.  It’s been a cornucopia of emotions!  Sometimes I would look in awe at our garden, with hibiscus, squirrels, palms and unidentified plants.  Yet, in the middle of the night I was … Continue reading

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Eight years’ salary

I went to settle our bill tonight, or at least the charges we have accrued until now.  The people at the front desk had kindly informed me that we were over the allowed limit, and although they trust their customers, … Continue reading

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I was peed on!

We went for a walk through the backstreets.  Very back streets, unpaved, dirt roads, full of smiling people.  We hopped on a tuk tuk, gave him the general direction of where we wanted to go, had him drop us off … Continue reading

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Two Americans spotted at the Bannerghatta National Park

“Dear Diary, today we went to Bannerghatta National Park.  We saw some tigers, elephants, crocodiles and two Americans.  It was great.  We have pictures of all of them.  The Americans even smiled for the camera.”  No kidding, this is probably … Continue reading

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The international language of screaming

No no, not me, not yet, I am still cool as a cucumber, enjoying every minute of this amazing country. But I still don’t have a phone. It was supposed to take 2-3 days.  It’s been 14 days.  It was … Continue reading

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Two bicycles and a pooja

Yeah, we bought bikes.  Cycles as they say here.  A pink one with a front basket for me, and a yellow one with gears for him.  We are giddy!  We refused to go to Decathlon, a French sports equipment store … Continue reading

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