Monthly Archives: March 2014

The birth of VespaVindaloo

All fun and games, it’s not.  We sometimes feel like we were parachuted here with a basic survival kit (a roof over our head) but not much beyond that.  We are not here on vacation, E. has a job to … Continue reading

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No change Madam, no change.

Where on earth are the 10-rupee bills?  And the 20-rupee bills?  Why is it that nobody ever has change in this country?  How come at the end of a day, the shopkeepers are not flooded with small change? The coconut … Continue reading

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Kochi and patchouli

We live off the tourists’ beaten path.  Nobody who’s traveled to India for fun comes back saying: “I went to Bangalore, man, that was so rad…”  Ok, I may be using some old hippy stereotype here, and I don’t think … Continue reading

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An afternoon at the hospital

One of the good things about India is that when you run out of things to blog about, poof, something new and adventurous happens.  As you can guess, we had to go to the hospital this afternoon.  In a battle … Continue reading

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Migrant camps

I still snoop from hotel windows, and I am not about to stop.  I love watching life in India, everything seems to happen outside, in the open, for everyone to see.  These are my observations from our room in Hyderabad … Continue reading

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