Tag Archives: Hyderabad

Masonry skills in the 21st century

We went back to Hyderabad for a few days, and stayed in the same hotel we did in March 2014. We had a very similar room, with a very similar view (previous post). I thought for a while we actually … Continue reading

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Super Dad

We are once again in Hyderabad, on the 7th floor of a hotel with a view.  And we brought the heavy artillery, camera wise. There is certainly something despicable about this situation, but after hours of pondering my guilt, I … 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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I wish we were the Clampetts

The Clampetts were lucky.  They struck gold, packed everything on a wagon, and headed West.  I am not envious of the black gold – Texas tea (much), nor the West, but the part about throwing everything they own on the … Continue reading

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The Falaknuma Palace

It is cliché to use expressions such as “Heaven on Earth” or “It’s not a hotel but an experience” when describing the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad.  All are true.  For lack of knowledge of any Indian literature describing the place, … Continue reading

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A primer on driving in India

In India, you drive on the left side of the road.  Most of the time.  Sometimes.  Scratch that. In India, you drive on the left side of the road if there is enough room. Or if nothing big is coming … Continue reading

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Look a bit closer

We have close to 2500 photos from our trip.  I am looking at them one by one.  Even if some are not technically perfect, they are wonderful memories. While staying at the Taj Falaknuma in Hyderabad, we took pictures of … Continue reading

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