Monthly Archives: December 2008

Bumming around Bangkok for Christmas (Day 83)

Hey all.  I spent the last week (and Christmas) in Bangkok, Thailand.  What a gong show!  I partied a lot and it was a blast.  There is an area there called “Khaosan Road” where all the backpackers stay and party.  … Continue reading

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Goodbye to India (Day 74)

As I mentioned before, a few weeks ago I bumped into a very cool, well-traveled married couple.  The wife kept a diary.  She would begin each entry with the number of days they have been on their trip.  I loved … Continue reading

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One night in Bangladesh

I intended to stay in Bangladesh for 4-5 days to get a good feel for the place.  But, a bunch of things went wrong with my plan.  Surprisingly, it’s a lengthy process to get a Bangladesh visa.  It took a … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal and Rajasthan

 Hello from Kolkata, India.  A few weeks ago I met an amazing married couple from England.  They had been traveling for 2.5 years and were at the very end of their trip.  These were the first people I’ve met who’ve been … Continue reading

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A few last words about Nepal

Hey all.  I’ve been back in India for a few days now.  Things are good.  For all those who are curious, I’m staying away from Mumbai.  I just uploaded a Nepal photo album (along with a few picture captions).  Enjoy. … Continue reading

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Jungle walk and World Elephant Polo Championships

My second day at the Chitwan National Park was a full day walk through the jungle.  Wow.  I had read that in the past people have been attacked by rhinos and tigers, but it is quite rare.  Just the same, … Continue reading

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Of riding mountain bikes and elephants

Hey there.  Long time no chat.  I have just returned to India from Nepal (more on why I’ve come back to India later).  My last week in Nepal was a great, but the internet connections were not, so I have … Continue reading

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