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Cricket in Mumbai

Notes From a Crowded City

If my hometown of 12,000 people were as tightly packed as Mumbai, it could all fit on a football field. That is how crowded India’s wealthiest city is, with 19 million people packed at a rate of 60,000 people per square mile, making it one of […]

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Delhi mother and baby

A Tale of Two Touts

Tout: one who solicits business brazenly and persistently India is infamous for persistent vendors, con-artists, beggars, shyster tuk-tuk drivers, liars, fakes and frauds all trying to get a piece of the tourist dollars flowing into India.

Dehli Carnival

Delhi = One Big Carnival

After day one I didn’t know if I’d like Delhi, but then I realized the following: Delhi is one big carnival. The street is full of food vendors, sales people, con artists, beggars, stray dogs, random cows, oxen pulling stuff, henna artists, colorful religious parades, […]