Tag Archives: holidays

customs.

You know how sometimes you learn about the customs of another culture and you think, “Wow, that’s sort of weird and random. Why would they do that?” I was kind of expecting that reaction to various things in India (and … Continue reading

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Diwali redux

Diwali was awesome. It had the lights of Christmas, the fireworks of Fourth of July, and a kind of reverse-Halloween trick-or-treating where people brought sweets to your door instead of demanding them from you. As with most Indian holidays, there … Continue reading

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Durga Puja and Dussehra

For a moment, I thought about just writing, “AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!! WHAT IS HAPPENING????!!!!” and posting a bunch of pictures, which in a certain way does sum up the experience of having a massive fireball filled with explosives threaten to fall on … Continue reading

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