Bicycles, Buses, and Fitting Eight People in a Rickshaw

This is part 9 of the story of my trip to India in 2014. You can check out the story index for the whole trip, or go here to start from the beginning.

2014-10-28
Tuesday
Day 6 in India

Today is another day of work for Mónica. Since I can’t log in to my work through the network at her school, I’m going to stay home to see what I can get done. We get up at 5:00 again for yoga, and I decide to take advantage of Continue reading

“Food Tastes Better When You Eat It With Your Hands”

This is part 7 of the story of my trip to India in 2014. You can check out the story index for the whole trip, or go here to start from the beginning.

2014-10-26
Sunday
Day 4 in India

Today is the last day of Mónica’s Fall Break. I’ve only been able to share her vacation with her since I arrived late Wednesday night, but in the three days since, we’ve managed to fit in plenty of fun adventures and new experiences. Today will be Continue reading

First Day in India

This is part 4 of the story of my trip to India in 2014. Go here if you want to start from the beginning.

2014-10-23
Thursday

I finally arrived last night, and today is my first day in India. Mónica and I sleep in late and enjoy a lazy morning at her place. It’s raining pretty hard when we get up, and I step out onto one of her four balconies to see my first view of the city in the daylight. Of course you can’t look anywhere in Chennai without seeing crows. Continue reading