Category Archives: 2014

Final Thoughts

          On the bus back from the Taj Mahal, I checked my phone and scanned a news headline that could not have been more relevant to the Dialogue we were on. “Agra sizzles at 45 degrees, … Continue reading

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Days

Since I last updated this blog, we said goodbye to Powai, the people of India elected a new government, and I probably ate enough naan to fill a large purse. There’s too much to recap in one blog post, so I’ll just share … Continue reading

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We Love Room Service

Too physically and mentally exhausted to actually write, but a picture is worth a thousand words, right?

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Campus

New neighborhood, new hotel, new view. For the next few days, we’re spending our time by the IIT Bombay campus which is in a neighborhood called Powai. Compared to the Causeway in Colaba, Powai is blissfully sleepier. Don’t be fooled: … Continue reading

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Knish in Colaba, Tomatoes in Monkey

It’s been a while since I last wrote, and so much has happened. I’ll set the scene for you: I’m on the bus in Colaba driving away from the Fariyas Hotel. We’re heading to our next destination, the Indian Institute … Continue reading

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On Wearing a Maxi Dress in Over 30 Celsius

Last night, the air was appropriately warm and humid. I could identify the outlines of slums from my window seat. The highway signs were marked with Hindi writing. However, it didn’t really hit me that we really arrived in India … Continue reading

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In Transit

If you start counting from when I left my house at 4:30 am in Tucson yesterday, I will have spent about 30 total hours traveling to Mumbai. It occurred to me back in Boston that I have no real concept … Continue reading

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