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... legs, inching along at an incredibly slow pace along a massive motorway with chances of metal coming inches from the cart. We have had a few incidences of people not taking us where we want and thought this was happening again so started telling him to stop in classes stress out fashion. Anyway he was not taking us for a ride, well you know what I mean, and we made it to the hotel in one piece.
The hotel was quite a ...
... honking away to glory. I don't think I have ever honked so much before . And then the Ichchapuram crossing into Orissa. Thankfully there were only about 500 trucks waiting, and pretty orderly at that. So my crossing was only 15 mts instead of the one hour I had budgeted ! If I were working, I would have demanded a promotion on the grounds that I had "conquered" Ichchapuram.
Now in Bhubaneswar the capital of Orissa after clocking over 800 kms today. Impressed ...
I arrived yesterday evening and it was not easy to find an hotel, all full, except for a miserable and expensive room that I found after an hour of walking around the railway station.
This morning I labored to find the tourist office in Bubaneshwar and when I got there, I found that the tours begin from tomorrow, so I took a rick shaw and went in search of the temples of the Middle Ages, cute, stone ...
... are maybe 100 people including many children. The villagers produce Dhokra metal wire figurines. We like this type of metal work and have purchased similar items on previous visits. JP is welcomed and so are we, the villagers have been to a Fair and they are still unpacking their wares. We're shown some pieces and saunter through the village. We are also shown the process of making the figurines of wax, string & moulds. The kiln is made of clay and stoked with coke to ...
... in India when I leave. So back to the story. We went into the home and met these beautiful one month old twin boys. I will let the pictures speak for themselves except to say the younger woman is Kabita who is Manoj's sister and the older woman is not the grandmother, but a woman from the village who was helping out. Apparently it is a custom that when mothers give birth the "grandmothers" in the village come and help out. What a treat for all ...