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The Old One, Two Knock Out Punch

13. December 2009

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We entered the ring with more bravado than we felt. India in one corner, looming large and wearing her well deserved big, shiny, heavyweight champions belt…us in the other corner wearing our six months of travel like it really mattered. She took the first punch…Delhi…a hazy, smoggy, smelly, garbage-filled, poverty ridden soupy mess of a [...]

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Happy Birthday To Us!

1. December 2009

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The rest of India faded into the background as we entered through the doors. The flowery scent of incense greeted us, pulling us into the calm wood interior. Checking in was made extra special as the manager was summoned to greet us personally…you see, we had emailed ahead to let the manager know that we [...]

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Smelly Delhi

25. November 2009

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Well…we’re here. And it’s actually not as smelly as I had expected. Don’t get me wrong…it smells, but not everywhere, not all the time. Certainly the burning garbage in the street smells, and the ‘public toilets’ smell (no, I haven’t actually been in one…mostly they look like walls along which everyone urinates…unavoidable and gross), and [...]

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