Tag Archives: travel

destinations.

There is something magical about standing in an airport in India and looking at the departure board. It fills me with a sense of possibility. Like, there is so little between me and a departing flight to somewhere I’ve never … Continue reading

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home.

After a wonderful trip to Chennai and Goa, I flew back to Delhi this evening. As we hovered over the city and touched down, and as I took a taxi through the night, I flashed back to the last (and … Continue reading

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getting to Goa

As insane as the last transportation story was, this one is even more unbelievable: After five lovely days in Chennai, staying with fellow Fulbrighter Amy, I got up this morning and headed out the door to the airport. Notoriously, I’ve … Continue reading

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Irfan

It was my last day in Jodhpur, and I was determined to explore the Old City properly. I had been enjoying conversing with the residents of Jodhpur so much that I was hoping to have some casual chats with people … Continue reading

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subziwalla.

The nice thing about being in a smaller city is that the vendors in the market are somehow much less aggressive here. They still yell and try to get your attention to be sure, but there’s less pushiness after the … Continue reading

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Getting to Jodhpur

I should have known better than to look up the directions from my home to the Delhi Sarai Rohilla train station on Google Maps and pay any attention to the time estimate. Especially my first time taking a 10-hour overnight … Continue reading

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