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... Indian patents are pending for those wishing to cash in on this rather innovative venture !! This was not the last major discovery unfolded on this trip. Keep posted for some more dramatic news which I'm sure has been aired on BBC World News but we have not seen this due to all our media commitments. Whoops there goes the alarm; perhaps I was dreaming.
There was an air of excitement amongst the 4 of us. We were in a UNESCO World Heritage area. Many of ...
... and asked the driver to find us a cheap hotel. I anticipated us finding a place a short distance from the station and conveyed this to our driver only to be met with the ubiquitous head waggle.
Finding myself in the state of ascending agitation that would become to so familiar over the next weeks we drove and drove away from the the station for what seemed like hours. I start to question our driver who simply shrugs and continues our passage through the ...
... turn. A row of technicians were huddled over problem phones behind a glass wall. Dave was called and the gate keeper took a quick look just to make sure the problem was not user error. When the phone would not accept a charge on her charger, she took it to a technician. Bad luck. They only have repair parts for India market phones and did not have the parts needed to repair our US market phone. ...
... the entrance to the space ship, sorry dome, and there we were, standing barefoot on the hot ground, looking up in awe, group in total silence, thinking…..is this where it all ends….or where it all begins….? Then we stepped inside….
The disciples of Auroville, silent and knowing guided us down some stairs and into the lower interior chamber, asking us to walk in single file and maintain silence, they knew that our Matrimandir cherry was about to be ...
... as you would arrive somewhere much too soon and have to come back again.
But wait, there's more. Unsurprisingly, the rule of threes goes further: we discovered when you go somewhere or if you are have to go somewhere else, there are three kinds of driving to be encountered - unsettling, terrifying and a descent straight to hell.
A month here and many long hours on city, town and rural roads means the unsettling passes ...