Category Archives: Sri Lanka & India

Hodi 2!

It must be our Puppy Karma to help abandoned puppies… A month ago, a stray dog was found and the armload was carried inside by Joan, the Executive Director at BAGI (Bay Area Glass Institute).  I was blowing glass and … Continue reading

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The further adventures of Hodi!

Well, in preparation for Hodi’s coming, I shopped around and found a pet-appropriate vaccum cleaner, in anticipation of allergies (yes, I’m allergic to dogs, but MUCH more to cats – off the charts!).  WOW!  Those vacuum cleaners cost a  heap! … Continue reading

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Hodi update

“Beep, beep bahdah beep!” Okay, I’ve been getting several inquiries about the disposition of Hodi, our adopted Sri Lankan puppy, who is now just over six-months-old! She is now old enough to be transported as air freight. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Jaipur – Rajasthan

From the last posting – about the Taj Mahal – did you notice something?  Especially at the second set of pictures after the Interior tour?  The banner picture (above) is from the Taj Mahal’s Guest House and / or the … Continue reading

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India, the Internet at the Mumbai Airport, and Good CS

“FREE wifi” offered at the airport is just a joke.  It SOUNDS good, but only if you have an Indian mobile phone number.  Internet access has been dodgy at best, for “tech savvy” India.  OK, maybe Mumbai isn’t the Tech … Continue reading

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At the Taj Mahal at Agra

The pictures speak for themselves [but there are captions if you wish more info].          We could not take pictures of the interior of the Mausoleum (though several tourists disregarded this and there were flashes everywhere!).  The … Continue reading

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UN-Believable – Final

It’s now 2 am and I realize I HAVE TO book tickets now or take the chance the 2 seats at 10:30 am would be taken already.  The front desk calls Shakir, the owner of the hotel, and he tells … Continue reading

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