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... got the same attention when we went to Turkey earlier this year, I felt like we were always doing something wrong - but here it seems genuine amazement. Once we smile, we usually get a slow, shy one in return. The younger men are more forthcoming, and throw their palms in our direction for a handshake and a broad smile with barely an exchange of words, before marching off again. The requests for photos are unbelievable, I'm not sure at all what we've done to deserve ...
... was too impatient to wait. So, Okki and I headed to school early to get good internet service. When we were walking out to the street, we did not know if there would be rickshaws or not. Thankfully, we heard them right away. We found out that after 3 whole days of being on strike, the only positive thing that happened was that the minimum for a rickshaw ride went up from 11 rupees to 12 rupees. When we are talking about a matter of 1 rupee, or 2 US cents, it seems a bit ...
... in their clothing, women wear a lot of tight clothes.
As a pale, Caucasian, blond hair, blue eyed female in India, I get a LOT of attention. We, as Americans, are constantly being stared at and are asked if we can have a picture with a native. They sometimes even take photos of us when we aren't looking.
So, this is going to be the longest blog post. Thanks for living a typical day with me. Now for the fun part: a day-by-day explanation of ...
... basket of flowers…I had to take it myself. Well, nevermind…I went near the door and passed on the basket to my husband and son charane ke liye. Then we together went to another lady who gave us a puriya(aashirwad ka) and a dori….yah, humne bhi bandhe jale pe mannat ki dori….. “Darareen darareen hain mathe pe Maula, marammat mukaddar ki kar do Maula…mere Maula”.
After praying, ...
Indian builders seem to have an obsession with light switches! All the buildings I've been into in India so far have significantly more light switches than things which the switches actually control. Take our room in our current hostel in Jodhpur for example. The room has 1 main light bulb, 1 ceiling fan, and a light above the mirror. However there is a bemusing array of 10 switches - most of which do absolutely nothing! The bathroom has 2 light bulbs (one in ...
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