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Rajasthan in pictures: Camel Safari

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arriving in Varanasi

August 25, 2010 Dear Mum, Dad, Mandla, Nicki and Shawnrey, How do you five like to be the folks that I send off my brief note about arriving in Varanasi?  How are you all?  J and I had a bit … Continue reading

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Return from the Sun Temple

Hi again from Puri.  J and I headed North to Konark to see the Sun Temple there yesterday afternoon, spent a lovely night and morning and are back again. We had rented  a scooter and we took this with us … Continue reading

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Konark – Seaside Temple

From Puri, our adventure took us by way of a little scooter (such a great way to travel in India) to Konark, home of the Sun Temple, once covered in Sand. They say that when it was built, there was … Continue reading

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Puri Photographs

mid August, 2010 As white tourists (read: non-Hindu outsiders), I was not able to enter into the temple grounds, so all of these photographs are from the outside of the temple complex.  I’d love to have input on captions for … Continue reading

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News and Rules (discerning love)

8.19.2010 Dear Mum and Dad, Thanks so much for the email and the instructions to honeymoon bridge and spades!  We’ll have a fun time playing those on the train.  Quick question about honeymoon bridge – what do you do with … Continue reading

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Udayagiri Caves

Mid-August, 2010 From Sikkim, Jon and I took a jeep down to Siliguri and from there the train south to Orissa, a state located on the eastern coast of India, by the Bay of Bengal.  The state is famous for … Continue reading

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Koetchapari Lake

August 2010 Jon and I relatively quickly took our leave from Pelling, taking another jeep a couple of hours to Koetchapari Lake.  We had had a friend on our study abroad trip who had done her Independent Study Project here, … Continue reading

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Sikkim Adventures: Pelling

Early August, 2010 From Kalimpong, Jonathan and I did indeed venture on to Sikkim.  We took a jeep to Pelling – a little town nestled in the hills.  There we ventured to the Pemayangtse Monastery and then stopped at a … Continue reading

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Kalimpong Homecoming (and Pedong)

8August, 2010 I am in Kalimpong currently.  Jon and I had a visit with our host families.  Interesting, and in some ways more challenging than I expected.  So good to be back, of course.  My aamaa said it was like … Continue reading

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