The Crown Bhubaneswar
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... and arranged for a tuk tuk to take us on the 1 hour journey to Puri. It turns out the guy who was driving us had some bad wrists or something because he would accelerate and let go, accelerate and let go…this turned our journey into a 2 hour+ ride and was happy once we had arrived in Puri.
En route we stopped at a booze shop as we were unsure of how much would be about Puri with it being such a holy place. ...
... 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 ...
... the costumes of the different tribes'.The museum was interesting especially the statues in bronze and stone of the Indians gods.I was attacked by a school of kids who wanted my autograph and touched me and photographed me as if I were a famous actor.Yet I had explained to them that I was a simple Italian pensioner.At one point I had to get them to stop, and I left 'cause I was too harrassed.In return, I have ...
... chores as most people find the location of the house very isolated. She has one older woman from the village here and some local girls who do come occasionally, but they are not really very keen to work there. She says they don't really see the point despite the fact they are paid, treated well, feed and clothed. I mention that in East Timor our group in Australia provides scholarships for girls to train in hospitality and also placed in work experience to finalise ...
... 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 ...