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Delhi, Diwali, & Day of Birth

October 30, 2011


Oct. 24 – I am quite nervous entering Delhi. In fact, I have been nervous for several days, recalling the chaos of Mumbai back in 2008 when i last visited India. On that first trip, I had the security of a host Rotarian family and fellow Rotaractors to drive, bargain, and direct me from rickshaw […]

Food and Song in Blitar, East Java

October 29, 2011


i spent a few days with grandpa before i went to Singapore, and now i am back for what i thought would be another few days. Unfortunately, grandpa is in the hospital. I stay in Blitar until he returns home… While he rests, I hang out with a new friend, Nidya, who knows all cool […]

Surprise, I am in Singapore!

October 4, 2011


A very last minute side trip to Singapore must be had. My friend is about to embark on a 5,000 mile trek through SE Asia, walking, camping, and eating all by himslef for the next year! ( He is raising $50,000 for reconstructive surgeries for children all over the world… I missed his stateside going […]