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... this even happened after having informed them on 5 separate occasions that I would be in India during this time, I also couldn't help but well up with happy tears. As it began to get dark I have not yet had a chance to see whether or not I will have access to funds...but my fingers are crossed for tomorrow and I am trying ever so hard to stay optimistic. It can only go up from here...right? Sincerely Yours, ...
... if I would like, water, lemon spritzer, a cloth to cool my warm skin and lotion to allow for a better tan. "I bring all this with my blessings" I went to and from New Market and the hotel. It was really a contrast within the gate absolute serenity outside the gate busy bustling noisy market. I loved it.
Craig and Em came over that evening and we decided it was crazy expensive to hang around at the hotel bar or restaurant. We went next door and found ...
... walk to the ferry ghat and took a boat to Dakhineswar Kali. There are regular boats in between Belur and Dakhineswar and the fair is extremely cheap, just Rs 10/-.The distance between Belur and Dakhineswar is about 3-4 kms in water. The boat took about 20 minutes. This was a great experience to boat in river Hooghly and ...
... bit intemperate of her. It's the reason in larger areas that one tries to change larger notes so smaller notes are available. Don't think Matilda is particularly enjoying herself.
Spent most of the time in the carriage. Rupert was good for getting off at many stops, willing to get up close to the locals. Paul would talk a mile a minute but he was a bit hard to understand at times.
Another local chap in our section noted this was the slow train ...
... probably one of the best of my entire trip.
I said I wouldn't try to explain what this week has been, and I won't.
But I will say this. The words of Jesus come to life here. I see the scriptures blossom in front of my eyes and the words of Mother Teresa echo in my mind as I do the most menial little things.
It's not a magical place though, it's not fantastic; it's life, and it's just living.
grace and peace.