Monthly Archives: October 2008

the spice of life, Singapore Sluggish, bali-nale film fest, and India reaches for the moon!!

Spice is the pulse of life in Cochin, and it is certainly the orientation that Eveready marketing people here have seemed to cottoned on to…Bbut seriously, if you are looking for spices in Cochin, and a proper shopping experience you...
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backwaters, Christianity, Cochin, Islam, Kashmiris, and Crows

The highlight of the whole vacation is a two night boathouse trip drifting through the backwaters of Kerala. It’s very dreamy, slow pace going along canals as people come out to do their washing, or simply gaze back at as...
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holiday in kerala

In more than thirty years of visiting India I am ashamed to say I have never really explored the south, so now I have decided to rectify this. Prodded on by my keen explorer friend and intrepid travel companion Monica,...
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mcleod grunge

Back in Dharamsala/McLeod Ganj for the first time in years, and can only say that it has somehow managed to get more crowded (it’s gone vertical) filthier in town (though the garbage pick up seems to work overtime, and the...
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