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Kathmandu: “These eyes are considered very beautiful.”

Posted by on 12 Dec, 2008 in Nepal, People, Purl Interrupted, Sights, Space Invaders, Temples, Travel | 9 comments

Kathmandu. I have always wanted to come to Kathmandu, though I didn’t really know anything about it. The name alone convinced me it was somewhere I needed to see. What did this Cat Man look like?

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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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Aurangabad to Dehli: “What are you weaving?”

Posted by on 23 Oct, 2008 in India, Knitting, People, Purl Interrupted, Trains, Travel | 4 comments

Aurangabad to Dehli: “What are you weaving?”

“Don’t worry. The cockroaches won’t hurt you.” by a smiling be-turbaned Sikh youth as I got warily into bed.

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Aurangabad – Ajanta and Ellora Caves: “Please, picture?”

Posted by on 23 Oct, 2008 in India, People, Purl Interrupted, Sights, Temples, Travel | 0 comments

It is quite frankly all kinds of magnificent to stand in the dark with the cool cave floor beneath the soles of your feet, peering up at a carefully and adoringly carved image of so many people’s faith.

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