shot Oct 28, 2004, 1:56 mins Shot from the open door of the train, somewhere between Roorkee and Haridwar (I think), en route from Delhi to Dehra Dun. You might also like: No related posts.
In 1998, I visited India twice. The first trip, around May I think, was to fulfill a promise made in 1996 toÂ Woodstock School, that when they got Internet access I would come and help train the staff in using the Internet. Which I did, and it was both fun and funny, but that’s another story.… Continue reading Travelling India in Luxury… and Out
I spent the academic year 1985-86 in Benares, India’s holy city on the Ganges, on the University of Wisconsin’s study abroad program. I was the only one of the group of twelve students who had previously been to India, but I was wrong in thinking that that prepared me for Benares. Benares is the concentrated… Continue reading Benares: The Distilled Essence of India
Nov 12 – arrival in Delhi, 1:30 am After the intense disappointment of not being able to attend my class‘ 20th anniversary reunion in Mussoorie last year, I wanted this trip so badly that at every step of the way I feared something would to prevent it. I was afraid I would be refused a visa… Continue reading India, 2002
Nov 11 – Milan Linate airport to Heathrow Paranoid traveller that I am, I ordered a taxi for 6 am. This got me to Linate, Milan’s city airport, at 6:15 – for an 8 am flight. Check-in was soon accomplished, and I planned to relax and have breakfast in the British Airways business lounge (still… Continue reading On My Way to India, November 2002