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I am writing this for your pleasure and perusal from the rather agreeable altitude of 32999ft. From that you may conclude that I have done it. I am flying to India right now, except when you read this it won't be right now it will be then, but somehow that’s not nearly as exciting.
I have left behind all my worldly possessions, my …
... whistles and wooden sticks and although I never saw them deployed I had visions of some poor couple getting the raw end of the some morality policeman's prurient sense of Ms. Whitehouse morals, anything ranging from a series of shrill whistle blasts to a full on beating with the wooden stick, anything to match the Saudi morality police. Sure it's all good.
And then back on the metro to Phar Ghanj, where I've just eaten ...
... potatoes which ended up being spicy anyways. Everyone
in my group ordered food and we all just tried each other’s which was a nice
way to figure out what flavors and meals we like. My favorite was the
vegetarian dumplings which taste almost like a spring roll. I also enjoyed the
spinach with onions because it was crunchy and salty.
Following our rest and meal, we walked around some of the
boutiques which were ...
... i'm on stage siting behind Amit and Supriya and witnessing the ring cermony up close. Amit and Supriya have no idea whats going on as neither do I. But from what I saw, There seems to a priest of some sort doing the ritual. Both families and the couple are given water from the Ghanzi River (holy water) and more rituals are performed. The priest spread a red paste of some sort with ricce on the brides families ...
... couple woke us up and told us that some bums had been scoping us out and that it was not safe for us to be there. It was time to leave for the train station anyway, so we easily made our way there and on the train. The train is interesting… not bad, but interesting. Not like anything I’ve done before…. But apparently in the last few minutes, the cockroaches have decided to descend on us. Oh well, hopefully Varanasi will be more relaxing. ...