Travel Blogs from Pune
... ward, which happens to be located up a pretty steep incline which makes no sense at all! But the doctors and nurses were kind and because it is a government hospital they are not required to give food or water to the patients and that task falls on the family to do…we did not know this right away…so thank goodness when I came to visit them, at the time going not really to visit but more to possibly admit myself (I was ...
... That night we accidentally ended up at the least Indian restaurant possible and had our first encounter with India's crazy tax system. Our meal was taxed in 9 different ways (!) including an 'education tax', a 'pastry tax' and an 'educational pastry tax'. We're keen to meet the children whose schooling is paid for by our brownies... The next day we were whisked off to Polly's Uncle's amazing house. To celebrate Easter we went to a little local church service in ...
... propensity to be shocked before it just all kind of washes over you in a blur of randomness.
Nevertheless, it’s been a great week, despite the palpable sense of the rains closing in (cue frantic road/drainage works on every street) and experiencing some of the most haunting smells and sights of my life. These were mostly self-inflicted and experienced on Sunday, when I was up at 5.30am for an organised cycle tour of Bombay with a friend. The temptation to hit dismiss on ...
Where do I begin? You must all understand that writing a blog is difficult for me. I'm not a journalist so it does not come easy for me to sit down and type. So my apologies for yet another delay. Since I last wrote I’ve had three visitors, a stitched up foot and another theft…its seems as though, something always happens right before my visitors arrive and today is no exception. My mother is supposed to be on a flight to Mumbai as I write but, ...
... words describing our day; I hope you like them!
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Thanks for reading :)
Sophia: There is nothing quite like teaching an Indian boy the word "Loser" and having him use it against you. One ...