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... are the best!!!
Best Street Food
Indian street food is cheap, delicious, and unforgettable.
· Momos: Tibetan style dumpling served with chilli salsa.
· Samosa: Curried mashed potato covered in pastry and deep fried.
· Gobi Manchurian: Battered cauliflower served with stir fried vegetables in a thick spicy sauce.
· Aloo Tikki: ...
... eben vorrangig “Brueder”.
Wir haben uns fuer heute vorgenommen mit Shaid’s Hilfe
ein paar angemessene Klamotten zu kaufen, denn Haut zeigen geht in Indien gar
nicht und wir wollen ja auch nicht unangenehm auffallen. Wir denken natuerlich,
Shaid wuerde uns einen Laden zeigen, der nicht ueberteuert ist und seine
Anwesenheit wuerde die Verkaeufer daran hindern uns ueber’s Ohr zu hauen.
Stattdessen bringt er uns in einen ...
... by a few last minute concerts that we had the great opportunity to perform at. The first concert was in collaboration with Shastri, the organization and institute that awarded us the fellowship we are here studying on. It was at IIM Kolkata in Jokar, South Kolkata, which is an affiliate institute with Shatstri for a gathering of special guests and honoured professors. We had the great opportunity to perform for the President ...
... dining in western fast food restaurants and shopping in new air conditioned malls.
Kolkata was also famous for being the home of famous actors, Nobel prize winners and for being the birth and workplace of Mother Teresa herself. Venturing out into the madness of the city we both felt bedraggled. Having to constantly avoid being followed or directed into shops that we had no interest in, had finally take its toll. So much ...
... in india; they are a basically honest and reliable race of people.
I never saw my camera again.
Haha had you there - just kidding - sure he took a couple of pics, even chose the right moment for the best shot, and gave the camera back to me after checking the quality of his work. The costs of a 20 min shave, hair trim and head massage, less than Aus$1.50. I gave him twice as much plus a bit more for the cameraman, and left his open ...