Kolkata – Party begins!

It was worth it! First thing I felt was sunshine and warm air upon finally stepping out of the airport. I arrived, after a winding drive through the city, at the Sahu household. Home to Neha (Priyesh's wife)'s family. The apartment complex is beautiful and they've given two other apartments for the entire family where … Continue reading Kolkata – Party begins!

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A night in the… Airport

Good morning, World. What'd you do for christmas? I slept on a conveyor belt! Quite the experience. Since we started planning this trip, I knew that I would be going to Kolkata (Calcutta) for the celebration of the anniversary of Neha's parents. I was excited to see a city that I had never been to … Continue reading A night in the… Airport

tid-bits of the day: PUSH THE GEEZER!!!

....And you'll get warm water." "WHAT?" "Just push the geezer!" "Geezer?? NOW YOU TELL ME!???" Apparently, there are a number of things in India that aren't exactly obvious to me... After a little over a week (during my third visit to this house) I find out that, in fact, all I needed to do was … Continue reading tid-bits of the day: PUSH THE GEEZER!!!

American Airlines vs. Emirates – No comparison

Hands down - Emirates wins. So. I was completely going to write all about the trip and the flying - and the amazing lights on the Emirates flight (it was like a giant boat gliding through the air... with stars on the ceiling...) BUT - I am staying with my cousin's cousin... and he has … Continue reading American Airlines vs. Emirates – No comparison