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... I am sure that a few of them were smirking knowing that we had never seen and experienced anything like this before, and were therefore in for the ride of our lives – what job satisfaction for those lucky ushers!
Silence was mandatory, and to be honest, we would not have had the words to describe what we saw at that time anyway, words were just not enough. Moving through white corridors and then up some stairs we emerged on ground level, with each careful step forward ...
... and we are more or less inured to the merely terrifying. Once you accept that no one looks before they join a road, cares which way they drive on it and never ever gives way until a collision is a certainty then you kind of relax. It doesn't stop your knuckles from displaying a permanent marble sheen, nor reduce your recurring incredulity that yes, your driver is going to overtake the lorry in front on the uphill blind bend. But the ...
Finally we are starting to feel more settled here in Auroville. For sure the heat is not so annoying and I am getting used to living in one place. We get Sundays off from work and last week Monday was the Hindu holiday Ganesh Puja so we decided to go stay in Pondy. On our way there on the bike we got caught in a tropical storm and got completely drenched and then when we got there we couldn't find any rooms because the whole town ...
... any life going on it; not just endless rotting grandeur and pomp wasting away in quiet decaying whitewashed brilliance and bouganvillia.
Very much looking forward to leaving India this time. But as usual more Indian *frigging* around at the airport before we can even leave the country!