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Rishikesh: Revenge of the Still-Mooing Steak

Posted by on 26 Oct, 2008 in Animals, India, Purl Interrupted, Travel | 0 comments

Before now I have had no reason to fear the cow. I have cheerfully chewed my way through still-mooing steak for as long as I can remember. They must have known, though I have been veggie since we got here, because three days ago the cows took back the power…

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Mumbai: “Excuse me, you want to be in a Bollywood film?”

Posted by on 20 Oct, 2008 in Animals, India, People, Purl Interrupted, Sights, Taxis and rickshaws, Travel | 5 comments

Mumbai: “Excuse me, you want to be in a Bollywood film?”

Mumbai. Once Bombay (they just call Bombay Mix ‘Mix’ here), and now Mumbai, but still Bombay to half the people here leaving us all a bit confused really.

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Palolem to Arumbol: “The hell was full…so I came back”

Posted by on 5 Oct, 2008 in Animals, India, Purl Interrupted, Taxis and rickshaws, Travel | 2 comments

Palolem to Arumbol: “The hell was full…so I came back”

So I’d like to introduce you all to the wonder that is the Indian Road. The Indian road is like a montage of every major genre of movie all conveniently played on the widescreen that is the windscreen of your you-want-taxi-lady?

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Mumbai to Goa: “Chicken lollipop? Chicken lollipop?”

Posted by on 2 Oct, 2008 in Animals, India, London, Purl Interrupted, Trains, Travel | 8 comments

Night train food seller songs “Spring rollllllll, chickeny rollllllllll” “Soup. Soup. Tomato soup.” “Cheese sandwich?” (that one got me sitting up straight. Cheese sarnies and curry. I was born to eat here). “Chicken lollipop! Chicken lollipop? Chicken lollipop?” insistent look, shake of head, shrug.

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