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... was the entry to the notorious Osho Ashram (a very cynical write up in the Lonely Planet's India guide) and on, looking for a tree to hug in the much vaunted Koregaon Park. Unfortunately all the trees were hidden behind large fences and no go signs.
On my return to my digs I was approached by a beggar lady and walked within close proximity to two maroon clad devotees of the Osho Ashram. Both of which I did not react well too: curt language ...
... rickshaw. As all rickshaw rides are negotiable I had already decided what was an exceptable charge for an early morning ride; as it turned out the driver read my mind. Although they have meters in Nasik they are not used.
I arrived in plenty of time anticipating some necessary observations on other trains but it was not required. A large digital screen told me exactly where to find my pre-booked seat in the right coach relative to the trains position ...
... we just have to chill out, it's not a bad thing. I don't think we could have handled a third night of partying with Pranav and Jinal.
In the evening Pranav's parents arrived back from a wedding so we all had tea together, even Jane made it. It was lovely to meet and stay with such a welcoming Indian family. We had had a lovely ...
... a lift with another guy to the Bollywood nightclub venue, I will have to take his word for it - Jane informs me it was Ashish.
The nightclub was outside in a large courtyard. There was a stage where he DJs and Ketan did their thing! The music was Indian in style and the beat was perfect. I hadn't expected to enjoy it as much I did. We danced and met lots of lovely people.
On the way home Pranav opened the sun roof, stood up and ushered me to do the ...
... cauliflower cheese.
Riya quickly got the hang of the core concepts, and was already thinking up variations for next time.
For those who'd like to follow along, here's how we did it.
1. Melt 50g of butter in a pan
2. Add 50g of (wheat) flour until it resembles shortbread crumbs
3. Add a ...