To the east!

Christ, I need to step it up with these.  I'm going to forget everything that happened if I don't move it along cause we haven't even make it to Jordan in recap-land yet.  Ok... ready, go.. When I left off we were heading to bed very late Sunday night/early Monday morning.  As such, B and [...]

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On the Banks of the Mighty Bosphorus

When we left off, our intrepid travelers were shuffling off to bed late, late, late their first night overseas.  Morning came exceptionally quickly, and we slept in a bit to give our tired bodies some energy... but we didn't snooze too long because jet lag and sleep deprivation be damned!  We were in Istanbul and [...]

One Two Ka Four

After the most ridiculous week of my life, we were finally at the apex of the wedding celebration.  First up was the Sangeet on Friday and then the actual wedding on Saturday.  Friday we all took quite the lie in.  It was necessary to prepare for what was to come.I took my only solo trip [...]

India 2014: Keep on Keepin’ On

When we last left our intrepid crew, we had just wrapped up our first full day in Mumbai.  After a good night's rest and a leisurely morning to sip chai and eat toast in our hotel restaurant, we were all ready and refreshed for a full day of events.  First up was the Puja.  Puja [...]

India 2014: …and so IT BEGINS

Beginning on Monday (6/30), wedding events started in full swing.  Indian weddings are.. well, they are a production unlike anything I could have even imagined.  There is a full week of events, both traditional and non (ie. partying your butt off).  It is most certainly the nuptial equivalent of a marathon and not a sprint. [...]

India 2014: New Family

One of the best parts of going to India was the people I traveled with and met.  I was particularly excited to meet Mama and Papa Kadam and they were even more wonderful than I could have hoped for.  After a weekend to be not-remembered in Goa, we returned to Bombay to commence the REAL [...]