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  • December 24 (Wed)When I awoke this morning I felt pretty bad; I had a headache and my bones ached which I interpret to be the symptoms of a fever. So I went back to sleep and didn’t get out of bed Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 26, 2014
  • December 23 (Tues)The official name of the business where I’m staying is the YWCA Wyoming Guesthouse. I asked the desk clerk about the Wyoming part of its name and learned that the original owner of the property had been to the Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 26, 2014
  • Hot Springs Excursion with the BoysSeveral of the older boys asked me if I wanted to visit some hot springs, a couple of kilometers up the road in another small Hindu village, Atholi. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 25, 2014
  • Make a Travel Trip with Toyota Etios Cross The Japanese automobile giant has once again proved its impact in the Indian automobile industry with the latest Toyota Etios Crossover. This vehicle is a crossover model and has a unique design with stunning exteriors and impressive interiors. [b]Stun Posted by lynn.austinn in Travel and Ride | Dec 24, 2014
  • Mes impressions après 6 mois à bombayOn m'avait prévenu avant que j'arrive que j'allais être confrontée à la pauvreté. En vérité, ce qui m'a le plus frappé ce n'est pas la pauvreté mais plutôt la façon dont elle côtoie la richesse... Il y a quelques mois, Posted by elodieadie in la petite trotte d'Elodie-la-bougeotte | Dec 23, 2014
  • December 22 (Mon) I got a good night’s sleep and went for breakfast shortly after getting up. On my walk up to the YWCA’s restaurant I saw my friend from Sweden so we had breakfast together. Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 23, 2014
  • December 21 (Sun)The room was cold and I was in no hurry to get out of my warm bed, but at 8am I forced myself to do so. It was then that I discovered that I had ripped the entire bottom Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 23, 2014
  • December 20 (Sat)[center][/center] I slept well last night. Shortly after getting up I went to the restaurant for breakfast. There is an English-language Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 23, 2014
  • December 19 (Fri)It was cool overnight; even though my bed had a couple of blankets they were pretty thin. So I found a pair of thick, warm socks and put them on. This warmed my feet nicely and I slept Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 22, 2014
  • Un dimanche à Mumbai Mes chers amis, comme certains me l’avaient suggéré j’avais prévu de vous envoyer des mails groupés assez régulièrement mais me voilà déjà ici depuis cinq mois et pas beaucoup de mails groupés ont été envoyés. Il faut dire aussi qu’entre Posted by elodieadie in la petite trotte d'Elodie-la-bougeotte | Dec 22, 2014
  • Tea with the Principal and TeachersI have had several informal discussions with the principal and today he invited me to his house for tea. He lives on the other side of town, the Hindu side, if you will, although he is Buddhist. He Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 20, 2014
  • December 18 (Thurs) I had my watch alarm set for 6am but actually got up a few minutes before then because there was some banging around that woke me at 5:30 and I never got back to Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 19, 2014
  • December 17 (Wed)The walls in the Kathir Palace hotel are not very thick; you can easily hear everything going on in the hallway and in the rooms close by. Anyway at about 6am I was awaken by people conversing very Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 19, 2014
  • December 16 (Tues)My room has a window but no view; outside the window is a narrow vertical shaft with pipes in it. As a result the room is always dark when the lights are off. I’m used to having my Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 16, 2014
  • December 15 (Mon) I got up early because I was a bit fed up with Kanyakumari and wanted to move on to the next town, which happened to be Madurai. While packing up my belongings I Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 16, 2014
  • December 14 (Sun)It was a long, noisy night. Although the fireworks did eventually stop late at night they were replaced by people talking over a PA system whose volume was cranked up. Music was also played loudly. The noise Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 16, 2014
  • December 13 (Sat) I got up early and began to get my stuff ready for the bus trip to Kanyakumari. At my usual time I had breakfast which was basically a repeat of what I’ve Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 15, 2014
  • December 12 (Fri)This morning I got up at a reasonable time and had another good breakfast at the YMCA. The food was very similar to yesterdays, so it was a good meal. I took a seat at one of the Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 15, 2014
  • Teaching at the Himalayan Culture SchoolMy first day of teaching began when I got two conflicting schedules from the principal, who, if his office is any reflection, is rather disorganized. In addition to English, I am also teaching social studies and science. The kids have Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 14, 2014
  • December 11 (Thurs)My room at the YMCA is on the ground floor, right next to the street. It was fairly quiet when I went to bed last night around 11pm but traffic started up early and by 7am it was too Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 12, 2014
  • December 10 (Wed) I got up somewhat early because I had a few chores to do before leaving Alleppey. The first thing I did was check my email and I was pleased that some of my Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 11, 2014
  • December 9 (Tues)This morning I wanted to make sure that I had the departure time for the boat ferry to Kottayam correct and so I decided to go to the boat jetty, which is a short walk from Mathews. There is Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 11, 2014
  • December 8 (Mon)I almost got up early this morning to take a ferry boat to Kottayam. I was awake in plenty of time to catch the first ferry leaving Alleppey at 7:30am but the more I thought about it the less Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 9, 2014
  • December 7 (Sun)[center][/center] The last two mornings I used my watch’s alarm to get up early for a planned activity. Today I had no pressing plans and so I slept Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 9, 2014
  • December 6 (Sat)[center][/center] At 6:40am I was on the front porch of the Cottages ready to head into Anachal to pick up my bus for Alleppey. I didn’t want to miss this bus because Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Dec 8, 2014
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