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... avoidance of eye contact; I felt afterwards I treated the devotees as lepers.
This was a big low point - a reality check on my journey through India. I managed to get in touch with a few memories that contributed to my mistrust toward the devotees ... it was a very big memory from my teens, a fleeting contact (five minutes) with a Hari Krishna guy whilst walking to a motorbike show in Birmingham. At the time it left me feeling very vulnerable; ...
... but a little worse than Mexico. Finding wifi connections is not easy in budget hotels, at least a wifi that connects. The best bet is more western style cafes which are popular with westerners and middle class Indians alike. For some reason I could not connect with my iPad but managed to do so with my antiquated small Acer laptop which I brought along solely for writing. It's remarkable how lost I felt when I couldn't connect with the Internet ... what a crutch ...
... 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 ...
I am writing today's entry with great difficulty owing to the fact I can't remember it too clearly.
Pranav gave us a shout at 1000 for breakfast. Omelettes, bread and curry pasties.
We went for a drive around Pune and to see Pranav's new house that was still under construction. Like his current house it was in a gated community however this was more rural, sited on hills overlooking the city. The house itself was quite large ...
... peanuts. Ground to paste, removing the shell is optional.
1. Fry cumin seeds in oil until they begin to crackle
2. Add nut paste and stir until heated. It should have a sloppy texture.
3. Add salt until it "tastes good"
4. Add diced onion.
5. After 5 mins add chopped chilies. Wait until onion goes brown