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  If you’re hitchhiking across India, you’re going to find many of these small eateries. They are primarily meant to serveĀ  flocks of exhausted motorists with delicious food. Of course, at flattering rates.… Continue reading

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If you’re in Puri, or for that matter any of the Indian seacoasts, chances are you’re going to be tempted by this terrific display. Don’t! I DID NOT like it. Honestly, it was… Continue reading

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BHUTAN May, 2008 Bhutan is a tiny country in South Asia. It is the eighth happiest country in the world and the happiest in the continent. It was in the year I visited… Continue reading

my best pizza yet

I’m just starting off, okay!? Besides I’m not Italian, so what if I didn’t make my first pizza when I was seven? And besides, again this in not my first pizza anyway. This… Continue reading

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Demystifying India is a perpetual work-in-progress and for many travelers that’s precisely what makes her so deeply addictive. Ultimately, it’s all about surrendering yourself to the unknown: this is the India that nothing… Continue reading

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fire in the neighborhood

A dark street. Frantic shouting. An orgy of men running. A ghastly look of fear across the onlookers’ face. People brushing past me. Cloths stained with blood. My heart skips a beat. I… Continue reading