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Another trip to France, another funeral. My grandmother passed away while I was there. I avoided some of the scorching heat of May by going back home for business. Summers here are hot as hell. There, I said it: hot … Continue reading

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Dubai is the opposite of India. Dubai is clean. Dubai is rich. Oh, so rich.  A 800 Series BMW is a taxi, a poor man’s car.  A Lamborghini starts to show your true rank.  You drive a Porsche?  I am … Continue reading

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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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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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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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I wasn’t born in ’05

We are almost there.  The countdown has started.  Suitcases are getting packed.  Lists are made.  The grieving continues.  Documents are scanned, signed and FedExed.  Cars are sold.  Hopefully, so will the condo in the next few days. We are encountering … 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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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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U-Haul, Indian style

These photos were taken in Whitefield, the IT suburb of Bangalore, and yesterday, from the car, on the road to the Bangalore airport, which is about an hour outside of the city. These two women were walking side by side, … Continue reading

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