Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Most Popular Song In The World

Based on our experience traveling for almost nine months, we have conclusively identified the Most Popular Song In The World. We heard it in Australia and New Zealand and Thailand and India. In taxis and buses and hotel lobbies and … Continue reading

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September 2012 Photos of the Day

September 2012’s Photos of the Day will be archived here.

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June 2012 – Photos of the Day

And… we’re home! We suspended Photo of the Day during our summer break, and now it’s back for our trip to the Southwestern USA. June 5, 2012 June 4, 2012 June 3, 2012 June 2, 2012 June 1, 2012 Check … Continue reading

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India: Land of the Infinite Stare

I noticed it right away in Mumbai. Karen likewise in Jaipur. It was our constant companion throughout India. The Infinite Stare. Wherever we went- train station, museum, market- Indians would stare at us. A cold, hard stare. Maybe Indian culture … Continue reading

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W.W.G.D.?

I’m probably not breaking new literary ground by saying this: Gandhi was an amazing guy. Before this trip, I had seen the Hollywood movie and knew a bit of Indian history. Learning more about his life was a priority for … Continue reading

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Toilets: India Edition

Toilets + India = viewer discretion is advised. The toilet situation in India is startling, at least for those of us accustomed to indoor plumbing. A newspaper article celebrated the country’s improving living standards, noting that 47% of Indians now … Continue reading

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That’s Using Your Head: Dabbawala Edition

Speaking of carrying things on your head, the dabbawalas of Mumbai are definitely in the running for the head-hauling crown. Every weekday, they deliver more than 175,000 tiffins (containers of hot food) to office workers at lunchtime. In Indians’ never-ending quest to … Continue reading

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That’s Using Your Head

Back in Cambodia, I was amazed at what the locals could carry on their motorbikes. As we traveled through India and Nepal, my amazement shifted to what they could carry on their heads. Call me crazy, but I’d rather support … Continue reading

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