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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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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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Arumbol to Mumbai: “Jesus loves your clothes”

Posted by on 18 Oct, 2008 in India, People, Purl Interrupted, Travel | 3 comments

having my clothes washed by Jesus (a large Indian man in a white shirt with the word Jezu emblazoned in bright red on the front) and his grinning, giggly wife (who found her joke that women’s pants cost less to wash than men’s because “they’re so small!” so hilarious her smile took over her whole face (she hadn’t seen how big my pants actually are at this point.

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